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Research & Teaching in the Leavey School of Business

Faculty in the Santa Clara University Leavey School of Business are active scholars and throughout this site, you will find ample evidence of the rich and varied research carried out by our faculty.


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 Productivity, Private and Public Investment : Alexander Field

Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2012

Alex Field (Economics) was interviewed for a four-part video series on the website of the Institute for New Economic Thinking.

Professor Field, author of The Great Leap Forward: 1930s Depression and U.S. Economic Growth, has developed a counter-intuitive line of research into U.S. economic growth in the last century.

In the video series, Field examines productivity in the 1930s—the time of the Great Depression—and shows that post-world war prosperity was largely due to gains in the capacity of the nation to produce goods and services at an extraordinary pace. This capacity was developed in the depression decade, Field has found, due to private and public investment in infrastructure as well as innovation in goods and services.

To view the series, visit the website of the Institute for New Economic Thinking here >>

Learn more about Professor Alexander Field here >>

Mario L. Belotti

Dr. Mario Belotti is the W.M. Keck Foundation Professor. He has been teaching at Santa Clara University since the Fall of 1959.

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