<html> <head><style type ="text/css">body { font-family: "Bloomberg Prop Unicode I", Verdana, sans-serif; font-size:125%; letter-spacing: -0.3pt; color: #FF9F0F; background-color: #000000; text-align: left; } p {line-height: 1.25em; max-width:900px; width:expression(document.body.clientWidth > 900? "900px": "auto" );} h1, h2, h3 { text-align: left; font-weight: normal; color: #FFFFFF; } h1 { font-size: 130%; } h2 { font-size: 115%; } h3 { font-size: 100%; } #bb-style { font-size: 90%; max-width:900px; width:expression(document.body.clientWidth > 900? "900px": "auto" ); } b, strong { font-weight: bold; } i, em { color: #FEC54A; } pre { font-family: "Andale Mono", "Monaco", "Lucida Console"; letter-spacing: -0.3pt; line-height: 1.25em; } table { border: 0; font-size: 90%; width: 100%; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto; } td, tr { text-align: left; } td.numeric { text-align: right; } a:link { color:#53B2F5; text-decoration: none; } a:visited {color:#53B2F5} a:active {color:#53B2F5} a:hover {color:#53B2F5} </style> </head> <body> <p>By Kirsten Salyer</p> <p>Center for Global Economic History on <a href="http://www.cgeh.nl/sites/default/files/WorkingPapers/CGEH%20WP%20No36%20Gelderblom%20deJongJonker%2008%202012.pdf">the formative years of the modern corporation</a><br> The Big Picture on <a href="http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/2012/09/140-years-of-equity-yield-vs-us-bond-yield/">140 years of equity yield</a><br> Economix on <a href="http://economix.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/09/12/changes-in-inequality-the-21st-century/">changes in inequality in the 21st century</a><br> Zerohedge on <a href="http://www.zerohedge.com/news/will-political-fed-launch-new-qe-less-two-months-election-historical-perspective">a historic perspective of QE3</a><br> The International Monetary Fund on <a href="http://www.imf.org/external/pubs/ft/wp/2012/wp12203.pdf">60 years of sovereign debt restructurings</a><br> The European Central Bank on <a href="http://www.ecb.int/pub/pdf/scpwps/ecbwp1466.pdf">history, gravity and international finance</a><br> History News Network on <a href="http://hnn.us/articles/lesson-volunteerism-george-romney">a lesson in volunteerism from George Romney</a></p> <p><a href="http://www.bloomberg.com/view/echoes/">Read more</a> from Echoes, Bloomberg View's economic history blog.</p> </body> </html>