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Cataloged Resource Summary

 

Title

Disaster and Recovery

Author

Jack Hirshleifer

Categories

Public Economics
Economic History
Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics

Type

Article

Description

Defeated in battle and ravaged by bombing in the course of World War II, Germany and Japan nevertheless made postwar recoveries that startled the world. Within ten years these nations were once again considerable economic powers. A decade later, each had not only regained prosperity but had also economically overtaken, in important respects, some of the war's victors.

URL

http://www.econlib.org/library/Enc/DisasterandRecovery.html
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