Is Henry Farrell Sane or Insane?
R.I.P. Nelson Polsby, 1934-2007

Econ 210a: February 14: Question: Europe's Post-WWII Golden Age

A growing literature develops explanations for 'Europe's golden age' (the European economy's fast growth in the third quarter of the 20th century). Is this effort misguided? In other words, do we really need fancy explanations for a straightforward phenomenon that is easily explained in terms of convergence and delayed structural change?