Rebuilding Germany : The Creation of the Social Market Economy, 1945-1957Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on DemandPublisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2004Description: 1 online resource (330 p.)ISBN: 9780511194665Subject(s): Free enterprise | Germany (West) -- Economic conditions | Germany (West) -- Economic policy | Germany (West) -- Social policy | United States --Foreign relations -- Germany (West)Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Rebuilding Germany : The Creation of the Social Market Economy, 1945-1957DDC classification: 330.1220943 | 330.943/0875 | 330.9430875 LOC classification: HC286.5Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
|Item type||Current location||Call number||URL||Status||Date due||Barcode|
|Electronic Book||UT Tyler Online Online||HC286.5 (Browse shelf)||http://uttyler.eblib.com/patron/FullRecord.aspx?p=259896||Available||EBL259896|
Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Preface; List of Abbreviations; Introduction; 1 Planning for Reconstruction; 2 The Future of the Ruhr; 3 High Hopes and Disappointment: The SPD and the Planning Regime, 1945-47; 4 Ludwig Erhard, the CDU, and the Free Market; 5 Free Markets, Investment, and the Ruhr; 6 The Social Market Economy and Competition; Conclusion; Bibliography; Index
Rebuilding Germany examines the 1948 West German economic reforms that dismantled the Nazi command economy and ushered in the fabled 'economic miracle'. Known as the social market economy, these economic policies attempted to demonstrate that a free market could better achieve essential social ends than socialism itself.
Description based upon print version of record.