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The British economy in the twentieth century

Author: Alan Booth
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Palgrave, 2001.
Series: British studies series.
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This textbook aims to make an understanding of Britain's 20th century economic performance accessible to students without an economics training. Alan Booth combines narrative with a conceptual and analytical approach to review the British economy. The book discusses why Britain's position in the world has slipped over the course of the century and whether relative decline might have been reversed. Particular  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Booth, Alan, Ph. D.
British economy in the twentieth century.
New York, N.Y. : Palgrave, 2001
(DLC) 2001027370
(OCoLC)46364787
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Booth
ISBN: 1403940258 9781403940254 1280248521 9781280248528
OCLC Number: 55209503
Description: 1 online resource (x, 244 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Cover; Contents; List of Tables; List of Figures; Preface; 1 Introduction; 2 Economic Growth and Welfare; 3 Britain's Place in the World Economy; 4 Industry, Entrepreneurs and Managers; 5 The Labour Market,Unions and Skill; 6 Government and Economic Policy; 7 The Cultural Critique; Guide to Further Reading; Bibliography; Index
Series Title: British studies series.
Responsibility: Alan Booth.

Abstract:

This textbook aims to make an understanding of Britain's 20th century economic performance accessible to students without an economics training. Alan Booth combines narrative with a conceptual and analytical approach to review the British economy. The book discusses why Britain's position in the world has slipped over the course of the century and whether relative decline might have been reversed. Particular attention is paid throughout to the impact of long run forces on economic performance. Key themes include: economic growth and welfare, the working of the labour market, and the performance of entrepreneurs and managers.

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