Gerschenkron thereby implied that impersonal equity markets were likely to play a less significant role in countries aiming to catch up with the west this article is aimed at examining gerschenkron's thesis primarily through an analysis of share-holding in 1930s shanghai.
Alexander gerschenkron dissertation prize 2016 petra moser, nyu and nber fourteen new phds in economic history competed for the gerschenkron prize this year their research spans the globe, from peru and bolivia via benin and rhodesia to the yangzi river her thesis uses geographic variation in the effectiveness.
Gerschenkron graduated in 1928, his thesis focusing on austria’s happy future as a marxist democracy he married, had a child and took a position representing a belgian motorcycle firm in vienna that was successful, but inadequate.
For his thesis on “demography and economic development in colonial south asia” shameel ahmad has collected an enormous amount of archival data to investigate the role of demographic changes in the development of late colonial india. A dollar index of soviet machinery output, 1927-28 to 1937 [by] alexander gerschenkron assisted by alexander erlich april 6, 1951 r-197 gerschenkron, alexander.
Gerschenkron was looking at the historical record, but the practical solution favoured by hirschman, of an investment strategy that was designed to build up skills in decision-taking, would no doubt have won his support. Gerschenkron's secret: a research note gerschenkron then began to work almost straightaway at his phd dissertation, which was supervised by the jurist adolf menzel in february 1928 he had. Alexander gerschenkron (russian: александр гершенкрон 1 october 1904 – 26 october 1978) was a ukrainian-born american economic historian and professor at harvard university, trained in the austrian school of economics.
Get this from a library an empirical examination of the gerschenkron hypothesis: economic backwardness and the characteristics of development [steven loren barsby. Gerschenkron’s structuralist hypothesis effect on the contribution of corporate restructuring, in nigeria’s banking sector, to economic development can be used to inform regulatory incentive regimes the study base is the merger wave of 2004-2005 in nigeria.