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The Wasting of the British Economy: British Economic Policy 1945 to the Present Sidney Pollard

The Wasting of the British Economy: British Economic Policy 1945 to the Present

Sidney Pollard

Published January 1st 1982
ISBN : 9780312856502
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197 pages
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Originally published in 1982, this book examines the problem and looks at the causes of the repeated crises which the country has undergone since the war. The basic cause is stated to be the failure to invest in the modernisation of the BritishMoreOriginally published in 1982, this book examines the problem and looks at the causes of the repeated crises which the country has undergone since the war. The basic cause is stated to be the failure to invest in the modernisation of the British capital equipment and the consequent loss of competitive power. This failure, in turn, is seen to be the result of Government policies which, for the sake of a variety of short-term aims, sacrificed the future by deliberately inhibiting investment.