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dc.contributor.advisorFishback, Priceen
dc.contributor.authorGold, Elena Hutchison
dc.creatorGold, Elena Hutchisonen
dc.date.accessioned2015-09-30T16:42:40Zen
dc.date.available2015-09-30T16:42:40Zen
dc.date.issued2015en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10150/578955en
dc.description.abstractThe Great Depression was a tough time of economic downturn throughout the United States. Each state responded to this time period differently. Throughout this thesis, I will examine the fiscal choices of the state of Colorado specifically from 1929 to 1940. I will provide a comprehensive overview of the Colorado state government's choices in their attempt to revitalize the state's economy and provide relief to the people of Colorado throughout the Great Depression. I will analyze the taxes and spending choices outlined in state record and session laws, focusing specifically on the key industries of Colorado. The paper uses two major tools to explain these phenomena. The first is a series of narratives, which explain the social and political climate in Colorado from 1929-1940 throughout changes in leadership. The second is a quantitative analysis. I will identify key variables and then explore their causal relationship with Colorado's per capita state tax revenue. I will then compare the revenue and expenditures of Colorado's bordering states for comparison and run regressions to identify nationwide trends.
dc.language.isoen_USen
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.titleColorado's Fiscal Choices During the Great Depressionen_US
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dc.typeElectronic Thesisen
thesis.degree.grantorUniversity of Arizonaen
thesis.degree.levelbachelorsen
thesis.degree.disciplineHonors Collegeen
thesis.degree.disciplinePhilosophy, Politics, Economics & Lawen
thesis.degree.nameB.A.en
refterms.dateFOA2018-04-25T23:11:56Z
html.description.abstractThe Great Depression was a tough time of economic downturn throughout the United States. Each state responded to this time period differently. Throughout this thesis, I will examine the fiscal choices of the state of Colorado specifically from 1929 to 1940. I will provide a comprehensive overview of the Colorado state government's choices in their attempt to revitalize the state's economy and provide relief to the people of Colorado throughout the Great Depression. I will analyze the taxes and spending choices outlined in state record and session laws, focusing specifically on the key industries of Colorado. The paper uses two major tools to explain these phenomena. The first is a series of narratives, which explain the social and political climate in Colorado from 1929-1940 throughout changes in leadership. The second is a quantitative analysis. I will identify key variables and then explore their causal relationship with Colorado's per capita state tax revenue. I will then compare the revenue and expenditures of Colorado's bordering states for comparison and run regressions to identify nationwide trends.


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