<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 Zara Kessler</p> <p>Free Exchange on <a href="http://www.economist.com/blogs/freeexchange/2012/10/microeconomics">a golden age of microeconomics</a><br> Economix on <a href="http://economix.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/10/22/the-uncomfortable-truth-about-american-wages/">long-term challenges in the U.S. labor market</a><br> The Federal Reserve Board on <a href="http://www.federalreserve.gov/pubs/feds/2012/201261/201261pap.pdf">the fight over the McFadden Act of 1927</a><br> The Federal Reserve Board on <a href="http://www.federalreserve.gov/pubs/feds/2012/201262/201262pap.pdf">the U.S. farm-land price boom (and bust) in the 1920s</a><br> The Economist on <a href="http://www.economist.com/news/leaders/21564847-big-market-crash-happened-25-years-ago-week-wrong-lessons-were-taken-it">the wrong lessons learned from Black Monday <br></a>American History Now <a href="http://amhistnow.blogspot.com/2012/10/the-professor-as-plowman.html">on Thomas Jefferson as the patron saint of the self-made farmer<br></a>The New York Times <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/26/business/transcript-of-1944-bretton-woods-meeting-found-at-treasury.html?_r=1&amp;">on the 1944 Bretton Woods </a><a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/26/business/transcript-of-1944-bretton-woods-meeting-found-at-treasury.html?_r=1&amp;">conference transcript </a><a href="http://amhistnow.blogspot.com/2012/10/the-professor-as-plowman.html"></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>