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Economic growth in twentieth-century Britain

Derek Howard Aldcroft

Economic growth in twentieth-century Britain

by Derek Howard Aldcroft

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Published by Humanities Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Great Britain -- Economic conditions -- 20th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Derek H. Aldcroft [and] Peter Fearon.
      SeriesPapermac, Macmillan student editions.
      ContributionsFearon, Peter, joint comp.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC256 .A67 1970
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxx, 242 p.
      Number of Pages242
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4882850M
      LC Control Number76012001

        Dr Martin Gorsky, review of The Politics of Hospital Provision in Early Twentieth-Century Britain, (review no. ) DOI: /RiH// Date accessed: 13 May, This book examines Irish economic development in the twentieth century compared with other European countries. It traces the growth of the Republic's economy from its separation from Britain in the early s through to the present. It assesses the factors which encouraged and inhibited economic d.

        This is effectively the fourth edition of a textbook first published in , then called The Economic History of Modern Britain since (rev. ante, lcviii (), –9). The second edition in grew to three volumes, and this was maintained in , with a break at as well as ; but the latest version has shrunk back to : Jim Tomlinson. The British Economy in the Twentieth Century combines narrative with a conceptual and analytic approach to review British economic performance during the twentieth century in a controlled comparative framework. It looks at key themes, including economic growth and welfare, the working of the labour market, and the performance of entrepreneurs.

      Buy Twentieth-Century Britain: Economic, Social, and Cultural Change 1 by Johnson, Paul (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(6).   “Europe, which had relied on extensive growth in the s and s, had no choice but to switch to intensive growth from the s on.”.


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Economic growth in twentieth-century Britain by Derek Howard Aldcroft Download PDF EPUB FB2

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xx, pages illustrations 23 cm: Contents: Production and productivity,by C.H. FeinsteinGrowth and productivity in the United Kingdom, by K.S. LomaxEconomic growth in Britain in the inter-war years, by D.H. AldcroftGrowth in the inter-war period, by F.A.

DowieSome aspects of post-war growth in the. OCLC Number: Description: xx, pages illustrations 22 cm. Contents: Production and productivity,by C.H. FeinsteinGrowth and productivity in the United Kingdom, by K.S. LomaxEconomic growth in Britain in the inter-war years, by D.H.

AldcroftGrowth in the inter-war period, by F.A. DowieSome aspects of post-war growth in the British economy in relation to. Economic Growth in Twentieth Century Britain. Authors: Aldcroft, Derek H., Fearon, Peter Economic Growth in Britain in the Inter-War Years: A Reassessment.

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Only. We cannot conclude from the German natural experiment that capitalism always promotes rapid economic growth while central planning is a recipe for relative stagnation. Instead what we can infer is more limited: during the second half of the twentieth century, the divergence of economic institutions mattered for the livelihoods of the German people.

Economic Growth in Twentieth-century Britain. Editors (view affiliations) Derek H. Aldcroft; Peter Fearon; Book. Economic Growth in Britain in the Inter-War Years: A Reassessment. Derek H. Aldcroft.

20th century Britain economic growth Great Britain growth twentieth century. Editors and affiliations. Derek H. Aldcroft. 1; Peter Fearon. First published inProfessor O’Brien’s Economic Growth in Britain and France is an original and pioneering exercise in comparative and quantitative economic history.

It finds a controversial place in the debate on the question of French retardation in the 19th century and as a brave and important contribution towards the understanding of economic growth in Western by: This is a definitive new account of Britain's economic evolution from a backwater of Europe in to the hub of the global economy in A team of leading economic historians reconstruct Britain's national accounts for the first time right back into the thirteenth century to show what really happened quantitatively during the centuries leading up to the Industrial Revolution.

The Moral Consequences of Economic Growth will stand as a major contribution to social well-being. It could not be more timely and welcome.”–John Kenneth Galbraith, author of The Affluent Society “Friedman’s book renews the proud tradition of Adam Smith’s Theory of Moral by: First published inProfessor O’Brien’s Economic Growth in Britain and France is an original and pioneering exercise in comparative and quantitative economic history.

It finds a controversial place in the debate on the question of French retardation in the 19th century and as a brave and important contribution towards the.

It is commonplace to assume that the twentieth-century British economy has failed, falling from the world's richest industrial country in to one of the poorest nations of Western Europe in Manufacturing is inevitably the centre of this failure: British industrial managers cannot organise the proverbial 'knees-up' in a brewery; British workers are idle and greedy; its financial.

An impressive team of contributors (assembled in association with the Economic History Society) examines the historical record to provide objective answers in this vigorous and searching introduction - designed for students, teachers and general readers - to the economic, social and cultural development of Britain this century.

modern Britain, with the first effort being jointly authored and a social as. well as an economic history (see Glynn and Booth, ). That volume commanded. polite notices and some positive reviews.

The British Economy in the. Twentieth Century will not be so judged, being a deeply flawed exercise. 'Ivan Berend's book opens new horizons for the study of economic growth and development in twentieth-century Europe.

Instead of focusing exclusively on Western Europe, the book encompasses Scandinavia, Ireland, Portugal, the Mediterranean and the countries of Central-eastern and Central-southern Europe, Russia and the by: 1. 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 ; from Southern.

O’Brien & Keydar, Economic Growth In Britain And France Two Paths to the Twentieth Century Lévy-Leboyer & Bourguignon’s The French Economy in the Nineteeth Century: An Essay in Econometric Analysis dates from /   A new edition of the leading textbook on the economic history of Britain since industrialisation.

Leading historians and economists examine the foundational importance of economic life in modern Britain as well as the close interconnections between economic, social, political and cultural change.

Each chapter provides a clear guide to the major controversies in the field and students are. The Facts of Economic Growth C.I. Jones Stanford GSB, Stanford, CA, United States NBER, Cambridge, MA, United States Contents 1.

Growth at the Frontier 5 Modern Economic Growth 5 Growth Over the Very Long Run 7 2. Sources of Frontier Growth 9 Growth Accounting 9 Physical Capital 11 Factor Shares 14 Human Capital 15 Twentieth Century Growth Sep | Authors: Kevin Hjortshøj O'Rourke, Nicholas Crafts.

This paper surveys the experience of economic growth in the 20th century with a focus on technological change at the frontier together with issues related to success and failure in catch-up growth. A detailed account of growth performance based on. Nevertheless, the overall picture of Table is that growth was at best very slow in these pre-industrial centuries.

Growth of real income per person averaged % per year in England, a relative success story, between and (Broadberry et al. ) while at the other extreme, Chinese income levels almost halved between and These estimates re-assert the traditional story of Cited by: The book is not fully persuasive in its argument that an Industrial Enlightenment that was particular to Britain should take pride of place in understanding the emergence of modern economic growth in the eighteenth century, but it makes a strong case for the view that an understanding of that change requires a long perspective and that the.

Discussion Papers in Economic and Social History NumberSeptember TWENTIETH CENTURY GROWTH 1 This paper surveys the experience of economic growth in the 20th century with a focus on technological change at the frontier together with issues related to success and failure in catch-up growth.

A detailed account of growth performance Cited by:   In a century of rapid social change, the British people have experienced two world wars, the growth of the welfare state and the loss of Empire. Charles More looks at these and other issues in a comprehensive study of Britain's political, economic and social history throughout the twentieth century/5.

First published inProfessor O'Brien's Economic Growth in Britain and France is an original and pioneering exercise in comparative and quantitative economic history.

It finds a controversial place in the debate on the question of French retardation in the 19th century and as a brave and important contribution towards the understanding of economic growth in Western :