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The Resource The cost of living in America : a political history of economic statistics, 1880-2000, Thomas A. Stapleford

The cost of living in America : a political history of economic statistics, 1880-2000, Thomas A. Stapleford

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The cost of living in America : a political history of economic statistics, 1880-2000
Title
The cost of living in America
Title remainder
a political history of economic statistics, 1880-2000
Statement of responsibility
Thomas A. Stapleford
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
IT-FiEUI
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1974-
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Stapleford, Thomas A.
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Cost and standard of living
  • Income distribution
  • United States
  • United States
Label
The cost of living in America : a political history of economic statistics, 1880-2000, Thomas A. Stapleford
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Pt. I. Statistics and labor reform, 1880-1930: centralization and its discontents. Before there were indexes: the "Labor Question" and labor statistics, 1880-1910 ; The cost of living in peace and war: statistics and economic management, 1910-1918 ; Searching for normalcy: cost-of-living statistics and industrial relations in the 1920s -- Pt. II. Rationalizing the democratic political order, 1930-1960: cost-of-living statistics in the heart of the New Deal. The nature of revolution: the Bureau of Labor Statistics in the New Deal ; Tracking an elusive home-front "enemy": price indexes and wage adjustment ; Statistics from the bottom up: union research on the cost of living ; Bounded conflict: collective bargaining and the Consumer Price Index in the Cold War -- Pt. III. The CPI and the federal government, 1960-2000: a "welfare" index for the welfare state. Accounting for growth: macroeconomic analysis and the transformation of price index theory ; From workers to the welfare state: the Consumer Price Index and the rise of indexation -- Epilogue: governance and economic statistics
Control code
FIEb1614014x
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xviii, 421 pages
Isbn
9780521895019
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
(OCoLC)320802724
Label
The cost of living in America : a political history of economic statistics, 1880-2000, Thomas A. Stapleford
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Pt. I. Statistics and labor reform, 1880-1930: centralization and its discontents. Before there were indexes: the "Labor Question" and labor statistics, 1880-1910 ; The cost of living in peace and war: statistics and economic management, 1910-1918 ; Searching for normalcy: cost-of-living statistics and industrial relations in the 1920s -- Pt. II. Rationalizing the democratic political order, 1930-1960: cost-of-living statistics in the heart of the New Deal. The nature of revolution: the Bureau of Labor Statistics in the New Deal ; Tracking an elusive home-front "enemy": price indexes and wage adjustment ; Statistics from the bottom up: union research on the cost of living ; Bounded conflict: collective bargaining and the Consumer Price Index in the Cold War -- Pt. III. The CPI and the federal government, 1960-2000: a "welfare" index for the welfare state. Accounting for growth: macroeconomic analysis and the transformation of price index theory ; From workers to the welfare state: the Consumer Price Index and the rise of indexation -- Epilogue: governance and economic statistics
Control code
FIEb1614014x
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xviii, 421 pages
Isbn
9780521895019
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
(OCoLC)320802724

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