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Marketing Sovereign Promises: Monopoly Brokerage and the Growth of the English State

Gary W. Cox (Stanford University)
Format
Book
Published
New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2016.
Language
English
Series
Political Economy of Institutions and Decisions
ISBN
9781316506097, 1316506096, 9781107140622, 1107140625
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Summary
"How did England, once a minor regional power, become a global hegemon between 1689 and 1815? Why, over the same period, did she become the world's first industrial nation? Gary W. Cox addresses these questions in Marketing Sovereign Promises. The book examines two central issues: the origins of the great taxing power of the modern state and how that power is made compatible with economic growth. Part I considers England's rise after the revolution of 1689, highlighting the establishment of annual budgets with shutdown reversions. This core reform effected a great increase in per capita tax extraction. Part II investigates the regional and global spread of British budgeting ideas. Cox argues that states grew only if they addressed a central credibility problem afflicting the Ancien Regime - that rulers were legally entitled to spend public revenue however they deemed fit"--
Contents
  • Sovereign credibility and public revenue
  • Part I. The Glorious Revolution and the English State
  • The market for taxes and platforms
  • More credible platforms, more taxes
  • Pricing sovereign debts
  • Establishing monopoly brokerage of sovereign debts
  • The consequences of monopoly brokerage of debt
  • Property rights
  • From constitutional commitment to Industrial Revolution
  • Summarizing the Revolution
  • Part II. The English Constitutional Diaspora
  • Exporting the Revolution : the early adopters
  • Exporting the Revolution : the late adopters
  • Good political institutions.
Description
xii, 221 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 189-203) and index.
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