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http://hdl.handle.net/10150/612545
Title:
ALABAMA AND THE GREAT DEPRESSION
Author:
BARRERA, SERGIO ERNESTO
Issue Date:
2016
Publisher:
The University of Arizona.
Rights:
Copyright © is held by the author. Digital access to this material is made possible by the University Libraries, University of Arizona. Further transmission, reproduction or presentation (such as public display or performance) of protected items is prohibited except with permission of the author.
Abstract:
Like many other states Alabama was greatly harmed by the Great Depression. As a result of the economic woes facing Alabama the state government adopted many strategies aimed at improving the situation faced by the state as a whole. Some include changes in the strategies adopted by the two Governors of the 1930s, the effects of the Depression on one of the states key industries, changes to taxation, as well as the repeal of Prohibition and how it was connected to the Depression in Alabama. Additionally, there were many different variables that influenced state behavior, taxation in particular, in Alabama and other states. State per capita tax revenue more generally for the country as a whole will be analyzed through a regression analysis in order to determine whether state per capita income, per capita federal grants, return from crops, and other variables are statistically significant in explaining variation in per capita taxation.
Type:
text; Electronic Thesis
Degree Name:
B.A.
Degree Level:
Bachelors
Degree Program:
Honors College; Economics
Degree Grantor:
University of Arizona
Advisor:
Fishback, Price

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dc.titleALABAMA AND THE GREAT DEPRESSIONen_US
dc.creatorBARRERA, SERGIO ERNESTOen
dc.contributor.authorBARRERA, SERGIO ERNESTOen
dc.date.issued2016-
dc.publisherThe University of Arizona.en
dc.rightsCopyright © is held by the author. Digital access to this material is made possible by the University Libraries, University of Arizona. Further transmission, reproduction or presentation (such as public display or performance) of protected items is prohibited except with permission of the author.en
dc.description.abstractLike many other states Alabama was greatly harmed by the Great Depression. As a result of the economic woes facing Alabama the state government adopted many strategies aimed at improving the situation faced by the state as a whole. Some include changes in the strategies adopted by the two Governors of the 1930s, the effects of the Depression on one of the states key industries, changes to taxation, as well as the repeal of Prohibition and how it was connected to the Depression in Alabama. Additionally, there were many different variables that influenced state behavior, taxation in particular, in Alabama and other states. State per capita tax revenue more generally for the country as a whole will be analyzed through a regression analysis in order to determine whether state per capita income, per capita federal grants, return from crops, and other variables are statistically significant in explaining variation in per capita taxation.en
dc.typetexten
dc.typeElectronic Thesisen
thesis.degree.nameB.A.en
thesis.degree.levelBachelorsen
thesis.degree.disciplineHonors Collegeen
thesis.degree.disciplineEconomicsen
thesis.degree.grantorUniversity of Arizonaen
dc.contributor.advisorFishback, Priceen
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