Posts Tagged ‘David McCullough’

  • GDP: The Brooklyn Bridge

    Jul 30, 13 • 165 Views • Demand, Supply, and Markets, Developing Economies, Economic Growth, Economic History, International Trade and Finance, Labor, Macroeconomic Measurement, TechNo Comments

    The story of the Brooklyn Bridge is really about cheap steel. Used to iron that tended to be brittle, 19th century bridge builders had little experience with steel. And yet, the dimensions of the Brooklyn Bridge required what steel could provide– a...