Chapter 5 Web links

The Economic Rise of a Superpower: From Washington to Trump

History of the US Treasury, the US government department at the heart of economic policymaking, with detailed information on every Secretary to the Treasury from Alexander Hamilton onwards.

The Wilson Center is a Washington DC think tank that is the official federal memorial to President Woodrow Wilson.

The Brookings economic studies programme provides regular research and commentary on the American economy, and contributes to the reputation of Brookings as the United States’ leading think tank.

Joseph Stiglitz article from January 2008, predicting an economic downturn before the financial crash.