Institutions, Entrepreneurs, and American Economic History

How The Farmers’ Loan and Trust Company Shaped the Laws of Business from 1822 to 1929

  • Authors
  • Bradley A. Hansen

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Introduction: The Farmers’ Loan and Trust Company as an Institutional Entrepreneur

  3. Part I

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 11-11
    2. Bradley A. Hansen
      Pages 13-37
  4. Part II

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 93-93
    2. Bradley A. Hansen
      Pages 95-128
    3. Bradley A. Hansen
      Pages 129-144
    4. Bradley A. Hansen
      Pages 145-165
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 175-227

About this book


This book examines the history of the first trust company, the Farmers Loan and Trust, and its influence on the evolution of corporate law, regulation, and taxation.


economic history law laws organization taxation

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