Economic Ideas and Government Policy: Contributions to by Sir Alec Cairncross

By Sir Alec Cairncross

This quantity collects jointly Sir Alec Cairncross' most vital contributions to the commercial heritage of the post-1939 interval. They tackle such significant concerns because the position of economists within the second global conflict, the importance of the Marshall plan and Britain's relative financial decline. jointly they exhibit a willing perception into the altering position of the economist in executive and the sluggish transformation of the industrial landscape.

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