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Essays on the Panic of 1893 - Lessons from Helena, Montana

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dc.contributor.advisor Axtell, Robert L.
dc.contributor.author Zandbergen, Wayne
dc.creator Zandbergen, Wayne en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2014-09-18T01:56:55Z
dc.date.available 2014-09-18T01:56:55Z
dc.date.issued 2014-05 en_US
dc.identifier.uri https://hdl.handle.net/1920/8908
dc.description.abstract The understanding of emergent financial phenomena such as bank panics, though of interest for many years, has received increased attention since the crisis of 2007-8. Previous crises are often examined, seeking to gain insight into ways in which the frequency or economic damage of such events can be reduced. The Great Depression has garnered a great deal of attention, the Panic of 1893 less so. However, the Panic of 1893 and the Great Depression share several common features: They originated in the interior of the country and spread eastwards, they were double-dip depressions, and they were the two greatest peacetime economic crises in U. S. history. In contrast to the several banking panics of the Great Depression, the Panic of 1893 has been called "The Perfect Panic" due to the limited institutional intervention between agents engaged in banking.
dc.format.extent 145 pages en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.rights Copyright 2013 Wayne Zandbergen en_US
dc.subject History en_US
dc.subject Economic history en_US
dc.subject Agent-based Modeling en_US
dc.subject Bank Contagion en_US
dc.subject Bank Panics en_US
dc.subject Panic of 1893 en_US
dc.title Essays on the Panic of 1893 - Lessons from Helena, Montana en_US
dc.type Dissertation en
thesis.degree.level Doctoral en
thesis.degree.discipline Computational Social Science en
thesis.degree.grantor George Mason University en


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