Favorites of fortune: technology, growth, and economic development since the Industrial Revolution
A galaxy of distinguished international economists and historians pit economic history against the shaky assumptions of the classical economic theory of natural growth. Their explanations consider the factors of technology, entrepreneurialism, and paths to economic growth, but each reflects an ideological wave of explanation that has marked the last two hundred years.
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The earlier one, taken in 1931, yields information about the 1920s and the later
one, taken in 1940, covers the changes during the Great Depression.9 The 1931
survey sampled mainly large firms in seven cities, of which 178 firms in Chicago,
About 35 percent of all female employees were working in firms that would not
retain them as a condition of both policy and discretion. Considerably more firms
had policies against hiring married women than against the retention of single ...
Some firms actually reversed earlier bars, such as Philadelphia's Provident
Mutual, which had a bar in 1924 but found that "too many valuable [employees]
were lost" (1931 Office Worker Survey, Firm Records, Provident Mutual Life
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