By Zara Kessler

Free Exchange on a golden age of microeconomics
Economix on long-term challenges in the U.S. labor market
The Federal Reserve Board on the fight over the McFadden Act of 1927
The Federal Reserve Board on the U.S. farm-land price boom (and bust) in the 1920s
The Economist on the wrong lessons learned from Black Monday 
American History Now on Thomas Jefferson as the patron saint of the self-made farmer
The New York Times on the 1944 Bretton Woods conference transcript

Read more from Echoes, Bloomberg View's economic history blog.

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