1st Edition

The British Economy since 1914 A Study in Decline?

By Rex Pope Copyright 1998
    150 Pages
    by Routledge

    150 Pages
    by Routledge

    An up to date short study which examines the key debates on British economic performance since 1914. Rex Pope considers the indicators and measures involved in assessing economic performance and then looks at issues affecting the economy such as the role of government, British entrepreneurship, the state of world markets, the effect of the two world wars and the importance of cultural attitudes towards industry.

    Part One: The Background

    1. Introduction.
    Measures of economic performance
    Main arguments

    Part Two: The British Economy Since 1914
    2. Still Competitive: The British Economy in 1914
    3. Painful Adjustment 1914-1939
    4. 1939-1979: Lost Opportunities?
    5. From the Ashes? The British Economy Since 1979
    6. Culture and Decline

    Part Three: Assessment
    Part Four: Documents



    Rex Pope