An Economic History of Twentieth-Century Europe: Economic by Ivan T. Berend

By Ivan T. Berend

This re-creation of Ivan Berend's top review of financial regimes and fiscal functionality from the beginning of the 20th century to the current is totally up to date to include fresh occasions, together with the motives and affects of the 2008 financial-economic drawback. Praised for its transparent prose and uncluttered analytical variety in addition to its use of illustrative case reports, this can be an built-in, comparative account of eu financial improvement from the evolution of capitalism to the fascist and communist regimes and their cave in, and Europe's present financial difficulties. The e-book examines either successes and screw ups in responding to the demanding situations of this crisis-ridden yet highly-successful age. It introduces the most elements at the back of fiscal development and many of the monetary regimes that have been invented and trialled. It additionally exhibits how the sizeable disparity which had existed among the eu areas begun progressively lowering due to elevated integration.

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It more or less stagnated in the 1890s, and output even decreased on a per capita basis. Overtaxed and exploited by the state, it provided a rather weak and fragile domestic market. Important steps toward industrialization were taken, however, and as a result per capita GDP increased by 61% between 1890 and 1913 (even by 22% between 1900 and 1913). GDP levels were still rather low in 1913, at only 71%, 60%, and 40% of the Hungarian, Italian, and average West European levels, respectively. Russian modernization was thus a partial failure, but at least industrialization had begun.

The West European countries imported two-thirds of world imports, nearly two-thirds of which were made up of food and raw materials, and nearly two-thirds of these products came from other European countries (Kuznets, 1967). The rich West European countries began investing in and funding their less developed partners. By 1913 the stock of exported capital reached $46 billion, and 26% of it went to peripheral European countries (Kuznets, 1967; Woodruff, 1966). 4∗∗∗ ∗ With Russia. 6 km; ∗∗ Without Russia.

Diversification of production led to greater heights: a robot assembly system was created and itself became an export item. Fiat bought Alfa Romeo and monopolized nearly two-thirds of the domestic car market. During the 1980s, the Agnellis’ interests included telecommunications, aerospace, bioengineering, department stores, insurance companies, and newspapers. The firm ran 569 subsidiaries and 190 associated companies in 50 countries, generating income of $33 billion.

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