Chapter 5 Web links

The Economic Rise of a Superpower: From Washington to Trump

https://www.treasury.gov/about/history/Pages/default.aspx

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.

https://www.wilsoncenter.org/

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

https://www.brookings.edu/program/economic-studies/

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.

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2008/jan/02/stagflationcometh

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