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Policy Makers on Policy

The Mais Lectures

Edited by Forrest Capie, Geoffrey Wood

© 2001 – Routledge

224 pages

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In this volume, a wide range of leading policy makers and practitioners reflect on the aims and objectives of monetary policy and on what it can achieve, The contributors include:

* Tony Blair

* Sir Samuel Brittan

* Gordon Brown

* Kenneth Clarke

* Eddie George

* Geoffrey Howe

* Nigel Lawson

* Peter Liley

* Gordon Richardson

* Lionel Robbins

* Jonathon Sacks

* Hans Tietmeyer.

Policy Makers on Policy represents twenty five years of monetary policy. This topical collection brings together major politicians and thinkers, and will be of great interest to anyone concerned with contemporary policy-making, economics or politics.

Table of Contents

1: Introduction: twenty-five years of monetary policy; 2: Reflections on the conduct of monetary policy; 3: Objectives of monetary policy: past and present; 4: The fight against inflation; 5: Monetary policy in Britain and Europe; 6: Financial and monetary integration; 7: 'The British Experiment'; 8: The conditions for full employment; 9: Benefits and costs: Securing the future for social security; 10: The changing world of work in the 1990s; 11: Some presumptions of economic liberalisation; 12: Markets, governments and virtues

About the Editors

Forrest H. Capie and Geoffrey E. Wood are both Professors of Banking at City University Business School

About the Series

Routledge International Studies in Money and Banking

This series explores the roles of money and banking in the modern world. Banking is an increasingly important and international industry, and its interaction with money is a major concern for the world's economic policy-makers.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Banks & Banking
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Money & Monetary Policy