British economic performance, 1945-1975 by B. W. E. Alford

Cover of: British economic performance, 1945-1975 | B. W. E. Alford

Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York, NY, USA .

Written in English

Read online

Places:

  • Great Britain

Subjects:

  • Great Britain -- Economic conditions -- 1945-1964.,
  • Great Britain -- Economic conditions -- 1964-1979.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 100-117) and index.

Book details

Statementprepared for the Economic History Society by B.W.E. Alford.
SeriesNew studies in economic and social history
ContributionsEconomic History Society.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHC256.5 .A735 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 122 p. ;
Number of Pages122
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL786591M
ISBN 10052155263X, 0521557909
LC Control Number95018849

Download British economic performance, 1945-1975

British economic performance, [B W E Alford; Economic History Society.] -- An analysis of Britain's economic development since World War II within a broad framework of political, social and cultural as well as economic factors.

The focus is on the cause of Britain's. British economic performance, [B W E Alford; Economic History Society.] Print book: English: 1st Cambridge University Press edView all editions and formats: Summary: The author examines British economic development within a political.

In this fully revised and updated second edition, Sir Alec Cairncross provides a lucid overview and analysis of British economic policy and performance from to the present.

The author takes a chronological approach, introducing the events of the period with an account of changing ideas on economic policy and by: 1. - British Economic Performance B.

Alford Excerpt More information. Title: Author: Administrator Created Date:File Size: KB. British economic performance, Add to My Bookmarks Export citation. Type Book Author(s) Alford, B. E., Economic History Society Date Publisher Cambridge University Press Pub place Cambridge Volume New studies in economic.

British Economic Performance New Studies in Economic and Social History Condition Fine Offered by Carmarthenshire Rare Books. Price $. In this fully revised and updated second edition, Sir Alec Cairncross provides British economic performance lucid overview and analysis of British economic policy and performance from to the present.

The author takes a chronological approach, introducing the events of the period with an account of changing ideas on economic policy and performance, discussing key concepts such as economic. Read more about this on Questia.

Great Britain, officially United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, constitutional monarchy ( est. pop. 65,), 94, sq mi (, sq km), on the British Isles, off W Europe.

Abstract. Economic prediction has seldom been more difficult that at the present moment. The amount of statistical information now available about the economy (much of it fairly reliable but some not as good as we once thought) provides the diagnostician with an apparently surer basis for his forecasts than his predecessors : G.

Allen. The economic history of the United Kingdom relates the economic development in the British Isles from the absorption of Wales into England after to the early 21st century. Scotland and England (& Wales) shared a monarch from but had separate economies until they were unified in Ireland was incorporated in the United Kingdom economy between and.

Buy British Economic Development Since (Documents in Contemporary History S.) by Booth, Alan (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Alan Booth. Examining aspects of the political economy and economic impact of British defence expenditure in the period of the first cold war (), this book challenges these widespread assumptions, looking in detail at the link between defence spending and economic decline.

United Kingdom - United Kingdom - Britain since Labour rejoiced at its political triumph, the first independent parliamentary majority in the party’s history, but it faced grave problems. The war had stripped Britain of virtually all its foreign financial resources, and the country had built up “sterling credits”—debts owed to other countries that would have to be paid in foreign.

An up to date short study which examines the key debates on British economic performance since Rex Pope considers the indicators and measures involved in assessing economic performance and then looks at issues affecting the economy such as the role of government, British entrepreneurship, the state of world markets, the effect of the two world wars and the 4/5(1).

Economic ‘Decline’ in Post-War Britain. This book is a reassessment of British performance in manufacturing since in the light of new evidence on international comparisons of.

"A very important analysis of British naval victualling, with wide implications for economic as well as naval history." N.A.M. RODGER, All Souls College, Oxford This book, by a leading French maritime historian, discusses how Britain's success in the Seven Years War () was made possible by the creation of a superb victualling system for the British by: 6.

In this guest article for Clear Books, business journalist Nick Huber looks at the impact that small and medium sized businesses are having on the UK economy. They may not be household names or normally get as much attention in the media as large companies, but small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) and entrepreneurs are the backbone of the UK economy.

Alan Booth, The British Economy in the Twentieth Century. Houndsmill: Palgrave, x + pp. $ (hardback), ISBN: X. Reviewed for by Roger Middleton, Reader in the History of Political. Economy, University of Bristol, UK.

This is the author’s second attempt in recent years to produce a textbook on. This is another textbook treatment of British economic performance since in a market that, if not nearing saturation point, is certainly crowded.

This. book is designed for the real beginner, and assumes comparatively little. previous knowledge of either recent British economic history or the methods of. the economic historian. The British Economy in revisited RptrOSriPrtlVP ^ review section of past forecasts and the r lessons they hold for today's forecasters The British Economy in revisited G.

Brown and T. Sheriff Thirteen years ago a medium-term economic forecast was published, The British Economy in by W. Beckerman et : C.J.F. Brown, T.D. Sheriff. The post–World War II economic expansion, also known as the golden age of capitalism and the postwar economic boom or simply the long boom, was a broad period of worldwide economic expansion beginning after World War II and ending with the – recession.

The United States, Soviet Union, Western European and East Asian countries in particular experienced. The latest Economy News from the BBC: breaking news on the global and UK economy and international investments including audio and video coverage. economic history, while the casual reader will find much of fascinating interest.

It is also a monumental work of reference. The book is a sequel to the author’s Monitoring the World Economy: and his Chinese Economic Performance in the Long Run, both published by the OECD Development Size: 2MB. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books.

My library. Britain's Post-war Economic Decline. by Nicholas Woodward. University of Wales, Swansea. new perspective Volume 1. Number 2. December Summary: Britain's post economic decline is more marked than in the late-Victorian or interwar periods.

Restricted opportunities for growth and failure to use technology are by themselves insufficient to explain decline. This scale of debt, was the over-riding feature of our post war economy which hung like a shadow over the UK economy and UK politics.

Intowards the end of his life, we sent the great economist - Lord Keynes to Washington to help argue for an £8bn loan. People say that despite his ailing health, this was one of Keynes' greatest hours - passionately and. War II. At the center of any account of British economic history between the wars, therefore, is the story of how these changes came about.

Looking Closer Before considering that history in more detail, it is worth taking a closer look at our summary measures of economic performance. To this end, Table 1 also presents data for theFile Size: KB. House price growth hits month high on ‘Boris bounce’ By Russell Lynch 28 Febpm.

Britain should brace for economic hit from coronavirus, Carney warns. By. British Economic Policy & Performance In The 20 TH Century. The Political Economy Of Modern Britain. Lectures and supporting material _____ The on-line versions of the lectures are only made available once the full lecture programme has been completed.The Question of Imperialism: The Political Economy of Dominance and Dependence (New York: Basic Books, ); Kahler, Miles, ‘Political Regime and Economic Actors: The Response of Firms to the End of Colonial Rule’, World Politics, 33 (), – ; Kimura, Mitsuhiko, ‘The Economics of Japanese Imperialism in Korea, – Cited by: Audio Books & Poetry Community Audio Computers, Technology and Science Music, Arts & Culture News & Public Affairs Non-English Audio Spirituality & Religion.

Librivox Free Audiobook. Ethics of Belief, The by CLIFFORD, Full text of "The British Economy ". In the UK, s were the period of the demise of the British Empire, increased competitive pressures on manufacturing sector, and early policy action attempting to modernize British economy and.

During 19th and first half of 20th century, if we include the so called ‘informal empire’ of independent states which were in effect satellite economies of Britain, around one-third of the globe was British in economic and cultural sense.

In fac. THE BRITISH EMPIRE AND GLOBALIZATION: A FORUM Niall Ferguson, P.J. Marshall, Robert E. Lucas, Jr., Andrew Porter, and Andrew J. Bacevich. With two books and a British television series, Niall Ferguson has placed a spotlight on the history of the British Empire and its relevance for making sense of the contemporary world.

Here he considers the empire’s impact on the global economy. versus the market: the growth of the public sector, economzc management and British economic performance, c.

o (Cheltenham, );J. Melling, 'Management, labour and the politics of productivity: strategies and struggles in Britain, Germany and Sweden', in J. Melling and A. McKinlay, eds., Management, labour. The Performance of the British Economy, (edited with R. Dornbusch), Oxford University Press, Handbook of Labor Economics, (edited with O.

Ashenfelter), North‑Holland, Fifth reprint (Vol 1). How to Beat Unemployment, Oxford University Press, Giving learners equal access to the information and tools they need at no extra cost gives them the best opportunity to engage and progress.

Read more about Full Enrolment Access. Browse our product catalogue and lecturer resources. Accounting, finance and economics. Accounting and taxation. Business, management, marketing and strategy. The film is produced by Econ Films for the Centre for Economic Performance.

It is funded by the Economic and Social Research Council and uses data from the Office for National Statistics, British. 83 Anna Schwartz’s Perspective on British Economic History all the principal ideas and most of the data on the trade cycle had been set out.2 Juglar () had provided the basic information and statistical analysis of time series, estimating periodicity and identifying turning points.

And by the s a monetary theory of the cycle was. The reasons the British economy was in difficulty in the s had little to do with the welfare state or nationalised industries (which provided a cheap subsidy to underperforming private industry) but reflected the failures of British capitalism.

SinceEuropean countries such as France, Italy and Germany, as well as Japan, had. Flights + 7 days car rental. from $ round trip. from Portland, Nov from $ round trip. from Portland, Nov Flights + 7 days car rental.

Prices include flight taxes, fees and carrier charges. London vacations. Paris vacations. Destination guides. Earn up toAvios* Apply for the British Airways Signature® card. *Terms and.-> the government did not really try to encourage British industries when, for example in France, the French government backed French industries.

Optimism fades out. After a slight economic recovery, the optimism faded out and then Britain entered an economic crisis which really made it look as if it was declining.The Oxford Handbook of the Italian Economy Since Unification Gianni Toniolo Oxford Handbooks.

First comprehensive overview in English of Italian economic history in decades; Provides new series of statistics, corrects old sets, and analyzes the long-term quantitative economic history of Italy within an international framework.

82641 views Sunday, November 29, 2020