By Marjolein 't Hart, Joost Jonker, Jan Luiten van Zanden

ISBN-10: 0521581613

ISBN-13: 9780521581615

This e-book is the 1st complete evaluation of Dutch monetary historical past from the 16th century to the current day. it's replete with facts and figures drawn from clean learn for the main components that made up our minds the advance of public finance, foreign money and banking. It presents a step by step description of the evolution of the monetary platforms in a single of the pioneer international locations of recent finance.

Show description

Read Online or Download A Financial History of the Netherlands PDF

Best economic history books

Download PDF by John Chown: A History of Monetary Unions

During this accomplished ancient review, the writer writes approximately financial Unions with admirable completeness. Written in a readable and stress-free prose, A background of financial Unions combines old research with contemporary context.

Read e-book online Lessons from the Great Depression PDF

Do occasions of the Thirties hold a message for at the present time? classes from the nice melancholy offers an built-in view of the melancholy, overlaying the event in Britain, France, Germany, and the us. It describes the factors of the melancholy, why it was once so common and lengthy, and what caused eventual restoration.

Download e-book for kindle: Science and Innovation: The US Pharmaceutical Industry by Alfonso Gambardella

This booklet offers with an more and more vital phenomenon for competitiveness and innovation in undefined: specifically, the transforming into use of easy medical ideas in commercial learn. It specializes in the pharmaceutical undefined, and discusses how fresh major advancements in molecular biology and genetic engineering are influencing the concepts of drug businesses, their association of inner study, their relationships with medical associations, the industry constitution of the undefined, and the productiveness of drug examine.

Download e-book for kindle: Technological Transitions And System Innovations: A by Frank W. Geels

This significant e-book addresses how long-term and big scale shifts from one socio-technical process to a different occur, utilizing insights from evolutionary economics, sociology of expertise and innovation stories. those significant alterations contain not only technological alterations, but additionally alterations in markets, law, tradition, business networks and infrastructure.

Extra resources for A Financial History of the Netherlands

Example text

There, ancient privileges overshadowed and hampered public funds. As for the cities, their power structure was traditionally independent of any overlord or any provincial government, a major difference from the urban centres in the west. Even 20 years after the unification of 1548 neither the inland cities, nor the rural quarters, nor their landlords were subjected to a unified financial system at the provincial level. The relatively modernisedfiscalsystem of Holland, Zeeland, or Utrecht contrasted sharply with these eastern and northern areas.

The government of Holland took control of the mint in Dordrecht and were bent on a devaluation of 15 per cent in 1573. Two years later this province lowered the mint ratio. It was to reduce the profit on the export of silver but stimulated the inflow too. This unexpected monetary move raised its silver stock. At the same time, the other provinces of The Netherlands noticed the backlash of this policy. There, the opposite occurred: an outflow and shortage of silver, which led to substantial objections of the inland provincial governments.

Since 1582, the customs were collected for the confederation by thefivenavy boards as import and export duties under the heading of convooien and licenten, levied respectively for the protection of vessels at sea and upon trade with enemy regions. 2). By comparison, the Rotterdam board declined in importance. Most dramatic was the reduced importance of the Zeeland board, situated in Middelburg, with its proportion declining from 22 per cent to only 8 per cent, due to an overall shift of trade routes from the southern Netherlands to the northern regions.

Download PDF sample

A Financial History of the Netherlands by Marjolein 't Hart, Joost Jonker, Jan Luiten van Zanden


by Paul
4.3

A Financial History of the Netherlands by Marjolein 't Hart, Joost Jonker, Jan Luiten van Zanden PDF
Rated 5.00 of 5 – based on 10 votes