Applying the Dismal Science

Applying the Dismal Science

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A distinguished collection of insider accounts of the revolution in UK economic policy making since 1964.

This collection shows what went wrong in UK economic policy-making in the 1960s and 1970s, what goes better now, and what still goes wrong. The editors explain how recent developments in economic theory have improved economic policy making.

Foreword–M.Wolf * Preface * Introduction–I.McLean & C.Jennings * 1964-79–P.Jay * Fiscal Policy in the United Kingdom–A.Budd * The Use and Abuse of Economics and Social Science with Special Reference to Transport Policy–C.Foster * New Labour and New Social Democracy–I.McLean & S.Wood * Stability, Growth and Labour’s Macroeconomic Policy–E.Balls * Macroeconomic Policy: Theory and Institutional Practice–C.Allsopp * The United Kingdom as Monetary and Fiscal Union–M.H.Robson * Using and Abusing Economic Theory–P.Klemperer * Conclusion–C.Jennings & I.McLean

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Weight 1 oz
Dimensions 1 × 6 × 9 cm