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War and the American Economy

Hugh Rockoff ()

Departmental Working Papers from Rutgers University, Department of Economics

Abstract: This paper provides brief introductions to four questions: (1) to what extent did economic forces cause America's wars, (2) after going to war, how has the United States managed the reallocation of resources, (3) how has the United States financed the reallocation of resources, and (4) what have been the economic legacies of war.

Keywords: War (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: N4 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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Date: 2005-04-21
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