Labor, industry, and regulation during the progressive era [electronic resource] / Daniel E. Saros.
- New York : Routledge, 2009.
- New political economy (New York, N.Y.)
New political economy
1 online resource (199 p.)
- Industrial policy -- United States -- History.
Steel industry and trade -- United States -- History.
Iron industry and trade -- United States -- History.
- Electronic books.
- The Progressive Era was among the most volatile times for the economy and labor in American History. Daniel E. Saros explores the institutional and economic conditions of this time, revealing new insight into the regulated nature of industry and the conditions of labor. Using the steel industry as a case study, Saros demonstrates how the United States Steel Corporation enhanced the performance of the steel industry by initiating a price and wage stabilization program. In an effort to combat potential threats from the federal government, the American public, and organized labor to the market
- Book Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Figures; Tables; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1 A Theoretical Framework for the Historical Analysis of American Industry; 2 The Structure and Performance of the Progressive Era Regulationist Institutional Structure (RIS); 3 Regulation in the Era of Big Steel; 4 The Consequences of Progressive Era Regulation for the Steelworkers; 5 Analytical Results of the Case Study; Conclusion; Notes; References; Index
- Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -175) and index.
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