<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>History News Network on <a href="http://hnn.us/articles/new-york-city-and-hurricanes-brief-history">a brief history of New York City and hurricanes<br></a>Foreign Policy on <a href="http://drezner.foreignpolicy.com/posts/2012/10/30/whats_happening_to_american_prosperity">the decline of U.S. prosperity<br></a>University of Geneva on <a href="http://www.unige.ch/ses/dsec/repec/files/12091.pdf">the importance of League of Nations loans in the 1920s<br></a>Munich Personal RePEc Archive on <a href="http://mpra.ub.uni-muenchen.de/42046/1/MPRA_paper_42046.pdf">economic development in Iran<br></a>University of Alberta on <a href="http://www.economics.ualberta.ca/~/media/economics/FacultyAndStaff/WPs/WP2012-23-Che-Humphreys">how sport rivalries form<br></a>The Winthrop Group on <a href="http://www.winthropgroup.com/content/democratization-higher-education">the democratization of higher education</a></p> <p><a href="http://www.bloomberg.com/view/echoes/">Read more</a> from Echoes, Bloomberg View's economic history blog.</p> <p> </p> </body> </html>