The Baring Crisis and the Great Latin American Meltdown of the 1890s
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We thank seminar and conference participants at UC Berkeley, the 2006 World Economic History Congress in Helsinki, and the UCLA Conference on States and Capital Markets in Historical Perspective for comments and suggestions. We also thank Nilisha Agrawal, Lydia Fung, Genna Tan, and Sean Hannley for research assistance, and Moritz Schularick for generously providing data. The National Science Foundation (NSF Grant 0518661) and Santa Clara University (Leavey Grant) provided financial support for this project. The views expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.