Current Books

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Deliberating American Monetary Policy: A Textual Analysis

Deliberating American Monetary Policy: A Textual Analysis examines the role and influence of deliberation in US monetary policy in two institutional settings - the decision making body itself (the Federal Open Market Committee) and the congressional oversight committees (House and Senate) over the period of the Great Inflation of the 1970s through the early days of the recent financial crisis.

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From the Corn Laws to Free Trade

From the Corn Laws to Free Trade: Interests, Ideas, and Institutions in Historical Perspective.

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International Trade and Political Institutions

International Trade and Political Institutions:

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Free Trade

Free Trade: The Repeal of the Corn Laws (Key Issues Series).

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The Rise of Free Trade

The Rise of Free Trade (Critical Concepts in the History of Economics).

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Battles over Free Trade

Battles over Free Trade: Anglo-American Experiences with International Trade, 1776-2006.

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Deliberating American Monetary Policy: A Textual Analysis

Deliberating American Monetary Policy: A Textual Analysis examines the role and influence of deliberation in US monetary policy in two institutional settings - the decision making body itself (the Federal Open Market Committee) and the congressional oversight committees (House and Senate) over the period of the Great Inflation of the 1970s through the early days of the recent financial crisis.

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"Congress has a very limited ability to hold central bankers to account," LSE American Politics Blog (19 November 2013)
"FOMC," MIT Press Blog (20 November 2013)
Book Description and Data Appendices (MIT Press)
Alexander William Salter, in Public Choice (January 2014)
Peter Howells, in LSE Review of Books (March 2014)
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From the Corn Laws to Free Trade

From the Corn Laws to Free Trade: Interests, Ideas, and Institutions in Historical Perspective.

Discussion of the Corn Laws on BBC Radio 4 "In Our Time" Programme (24 October 2013)
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Reviews by Political Scientists:

Review essay by Robert Pahre, “Schonhardt-Bailey’s From the Corn Laws to Free Trade: One Case to Rule them All: Theoretical Synthesis and the Repeal of the Corn Laws” in Research in the History of Economic Thought and Methodology, Vol. 27-A (Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, 2009): 277-290
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Review by Tim McKeown, Perspectives on Politics (March 2008), Vol. 6, No. 1: 196-197
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Review by Mark Brawley, Journal of Economic Literature (December 2007), Vol. XLV: 1078-1080
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Review by Stephanie J. Rickard, Journal of British Studies, vol. 46, part 1 (2007), pp 970-972.
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Reviews by Economic Historians

Review by Boyd Hilton, Economic History Review 60, 3 (2007)
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Review by George R. Boyer, EH.Net (August 2007)
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Review by John Nye, The Independent Review 13, 1 (Summer 2008)
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Reviews by British Historians

Review by Gordon Bannerman, Economica 76, 303 (2009): 604-605
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Review by Peter T. Marsh, The Agricultural History Review, 56, 2 (2008): 229
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Review by Paul Pickering, History (2008): 140-141
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Reviews by Economists/Other

Review by Piero Barucci, Journal of European Economic History, (Fall/Winter 2008): 539-543
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Review essay by Andrea Maneschi, “Schonhardt-Bailey’s From the Corn Laws to Free Trade: Complementary Forces Behind the Repeal of Britain’s Corn Laws” in Research in the History of Economic Thought and Methodology, Vol. 26-A (Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, 2008): 187-195
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Review by John Maloney, History of Political Economy (2008): 413-414
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Review by Janken Myrdal, European Review of Agricultural Economics 34, (December 2007): 547-549
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Review by Farhad Rassekh, International Review of Economics & Finance, 17, 3 (2008): 490-491
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Blog in the Economist, "The Economist and the Corn Laws," (January 29, 2007)
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Blog in MIT Press, "From the Corn Laws to Your Mailbox," (January 30, 2007)
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International Trade and Political Institutions

International Trade and Political Institutions:

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Free Trade

Free Trade: The Repeal of the Corn Laws (Key Issues Series).

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Anne O.Krueger's article integrating material from this book into contemporary trade conflicts

The Rise of Free Trade

The Rise of Free Trade (Critical Concepts in the History of Economics).

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Introduction
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Volume 1 - Protectionism and Its Critics, 1815-1837
Volume 2 - Assault on the Corn Laws, 1838-1846
Volume 3 - Era of Freer Trade, 1849-1904
Volume 4 - Free Trade Reappraised: The New Secondary Literature.

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Battles over Free Trade

Battles over Free Trade: Anglo-American Experiences with International Trade, 1776-2006.

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