Economic History Roundup

Kirsten Salyer writes about consumer culture for Bloomberg View and is the site's engagement editor. She has also written for Condé Nast Traveler, Texas Monthly and Houston Community Newspapers. She has a bachelor's degree in journalism and international studies from Northwestern University.
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NYU Urbanization Project on the lasting effects of the initial allocation of land
Toulouse School of Economics on the history of the credit-rating industry
Vox on historical lessons for the leaderless global economy
Askblog on the controversy over the 1920s housing cycle
Economix on the rise of part-time work
Lund University Department of Economics on the effects of the container revolution on world trade

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