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 Alexander J. Field : 'A Great Leap Forward' has April Release Date : Yale University Press

Wednesday, Apr. 6, 2011

Celebrating the release of A Great Leap Forward by SCU Economics Professor Alexander Field, Santa Clara University School of Business faculty, staff, alumni, and students joined the author at a book signing party on April 5. Published by Yale University Press, the book has garnered much advance praise among economic writers and historians.

Alexander J. Field (center) is congratulated by Santa Clara University School of Business Dean Drew Starbird (left) and SCU Interim Provost Don Dodson.

Above: Alexander J. Field (center) is congratulated by Santa Clara University School of Business Dean Drew Starbird (left) and SCU Interim Provost Don Dodson.

Dongsoo Shin, associate professor of Economics, receives an advance copy of A Great Leap Forward from author and colleague Alex FieldLeft: Associate Professor Dongsoo Shin (left) receives an advance copy of "A Great Leap Forward" from author and colleague, Alex Field. 

 

 

 

 

 

Alexander J. Field, the Michel and Mary Orradre Professor of Economics, discusses findings from his latest book, A Great Leap Forward : 1930s Depression and U.S. Economic Growth. Right: Alexander J. Field, the Michel and Mary Orradre Professor of Economics, discusses findings from his latest book, A Great Leap Forward : 1930s Depression and U.S. Economic Growth.

Reviewers have described the work as "pathbreaking" and one that "will change forever standard views of which decade's growth was most dynamic, and why."

To view Professor Field's presentation from the event, visit: http://ammsweb.scu.edu/webcasts/126/20110405-173002-Room126e1/index.htm#

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