The American industrial opportunity.

; Smith, J. Russell (Joseph Russell), 1874-1966, editor
American Academy of Political and Social Science, 1915.

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Other Authors Smith, J. Russell 1874-1966,
Subjects Commerce.
Economic history.
United States -- Commerce.
United States -- Economic conditions.
United States.
Series American Academy of Political and Social Science. Annals ; v. 59.
Description 357 pages.
Copyright Date 1915.
Notes Copy 1 of H1.A4 with : Proceedings to the Conference of American mayors on public policies as to municipal utilities (Conference of American mayors, Philade[phia, 1914). Philadelphia : American Academy of Political and Social Science, 1915. Bound together subsequent to publication. DLC
Copy 2 of H1.A4 with : The total disability provision in American life Insurance contracts. Philadelphia, 1915. Bound together subsequent to publication. DLC
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Foreword, by J.R. Smith. -- part I. Resources: The resources of United States and their retaion to opportunity, by H.M. Keir. Prolonging life and developing personal powers, by J.P. Norton. The importance of research as a means of increasing agricultural production, by M.B. Waite. Agricultural education and agricultural prosperity, by A.C. True. The efficiency movement in its relation to agriculture by W.J. Spillman. The scientific study of marketing, by S.O. Martin. The relation of research to the progress of manufacturing industries, by W.R. Whitney. Motion study as an increase of national wealth by F.B. Gilbreth. -- part II. Employment and unemployment: Low wages and the low wage environment, by F.P. Walsh. The adequacy of American wages by Scott Nearing. Industrial output and social efficieny by C.E. Reitzel. The theories advanced in explanation of economic crises by E.M. Paterson. Taxation of land as a remedy for unemployment by B. Hall. Socialism as a cure for unemployment by J. Spargo. Statutory provisions for and achievements of public employment bureaus, by H.G. Hodges. Public bureaus of employment by C.b. Barnes. Casual and chronic unemployment, by M.I. Cooke. Profit sharing as an influence in industrial relations by A.E. Pfahler. Some thoughts on industrial unrest by D Guggenheim. -- part III. Necessary readjustments: The new government regulation of buisiness by J.T. Young. The influnce of the Federal reserve aency for tghe development of American commerce, by F.C. Howe. The modern terminal port, b W.J. Barney. The waterways and commercial evolutions, by R.H. Hess. The reconstructed city by J.H. Smith. -- part IV. Foreign trade: the attitude of business towards foreign trade, by E.E. Pratt. Branch banks and our foreign trade, by W.S. Kies. South American markets by C.M. Pepper. The United States' opportunity to increase its foreign trade with South America, by L. Daniels. Cooperative pioneering and guaranteeing in the foreign trade, by E.A. Filene. -- Book department. -- Index. -- Cumulative topical index.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)169618
(OCoLC)ocm00169618
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