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Converting the cold war economy

Ann R. Markusen

Converting the cold war economy

investing in industries, workers, and communities

by Ann R. Markusen

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Published by Economic Policy Institute in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Economic conversion -- United States.,
    • Industrial policy -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 66-76).

      StatementAnn Markusen, Catherine Hill.
      ContributionsHill, Catherine Alison.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC110.D4 M378 1992
      The Physical Object
      Pagination85 p. ;
      Number of Pages85
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1452035M
      ISBN 100944826490
      LC Control Number93104605
      OCLC/WorldCa27153012

      Economic conversion, defence conversion, or arms conversion, is a technical, economic and political process for moving from military to civilian markets. Economic conversion takes place on several levels and can be applied to different organizations. In terms of levels, conversion can take place at the level of new innovation projects, divisions within multi-divisional firms, companies, and national economies. In terms of objects, conversion . cold war, term used to describe the shifting struggle for power and prestige between the Western powers and the Communist bloc from the end of World War II until Of worldwide proportions, the conflict was tacit in the ideological differences between communism and capitalist democracy.

      Economic and Political Causes of Civil Wars in Africa: Some Econometric Results 7 Also, rebellions may occur when forgone income is unusually low and this can be proxied by mean income per capita, male secondary schooling, and the growth rate of the economy in the preceding period (representing new income opportunities). John J. Accordino, Captives of the Cold War Economy: The Struggle for Defense Conversion in American Communities (Praeger, ). Stephen J. Cimbala, ed., Clinton and Post-Cold War Defense (Greenwood, ). Ann Markusen and Joel Yudken, Dismantling the Cold War Economy (Basic Books.

      The cold war isn’t over. When national borders fail, the epidermis is the last line of defense. We are counting on you. ― Benson Bruno, A Story That Talks about Talking Is Like Chatter to Chattering Teeth, and Every Set of Dentures Can Attest to the Fact That No.. tags: cold-war . The Cold War was a period of geopolitical tension between the Soviet Union and the United States and their respective allies, the Eastern Bloc and the Western Bloc, after World War period is generally considered to span the Truman Doctrine to the dissolution of the Soviet term "cold" is used because there was no large-scale fighting directly between the two.


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