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Macroeconomic Policy in Britain 1974–1987

Macroeconomic Policy in Britain 1974–1987

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  • Date Published: September 1994
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521478335

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  • This book is a survey of macroeconomic policy in Britain in the 1970s and 1980s which argues that there were important elements of continuity in the way decisions were actually taken year-by-year and month-by-month in the Treasury and the Bank of England in this period. It is written by Andrew Britton, the director of the National Institute of Economic and Social Research, and previously a senior economist at the Treasury, and is a sequel to the NIESR studies by Christopher Dow (1945–60) and by Frank Blackaby and others (1960–74). Part One is a chronological account of policy actions and their setting. Part Two provides a history of ideas, describing the most influential writings of economists in Britain during this period, while Part Three looks at the influence of the world economy on Britain. Parts Four and Five include several elements of new statistical analysis concerning the way in which policy instruments were used, in particular the signals to which policymakers reacted when setting interest rates.

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    • Date Published: September 1994
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521478335
    • length: 386 pages
    • dimensions: 229 x 152 x 22 mm
    • weight: 0.57kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    List of tables
    List of charts
    Preface
    1. Introduction
    Part I. Narrative of Events:
    2. Prelude: the last years of the health government
    3. The labour government 1974–9
    4. The conservative government 1979–83
    5. Conservative government continued 1983–January 1985
    Part II. History Of Ideas:
    6. The seventies, developments of Keynesianism
    7. The seventies, the monetarist challenge
    8. The eighties, monetarism in practice
    9. The eighties, alternatives to monetarism
    Part III. Britain and the World Economy:
    10. The world economy 1974–87
    11. The British economy compared with others
    Part IV. The Conduct Of Policy:
    12. Introductory note on methods of analysis
    13. The conduct of monetary policy
    14. The conduct of fiscal policy
    Part V. The Outcome For Policy Objectives:
    15. External balance and the exchange rate
    16. Unemployment
    17. Inflation
    18. Output growth
    Part VI. Conclusions:
    19. Conclusions
    Appendix
    Charts of main economic indicators
    Bibliographic notes
    Index.

  • Author

    Andrew J. C. Britton, National Institute of Economic and Social Research, London

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