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UK Monetary Policy Since 1971

J. C. R. Dow and I. D. Saville

in A Critique of Monetary Policy

Published in print May 1990 | ISBN: 9780198283195
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191596186 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0198283199.003.0007

Series: Clarendon Paperbacks

 UK Monetary Policy Since 1971

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Is a short description of monetary policy since 1971. It provides a brief overview of the monetary controls that will form the basis of the next few chapters. It then has a summary of the basic policies undertaken by Heath, Wilson, Callaghan, and Thatcher, and the major events that influenced monetary policy.

Keywords: James Callaghan; corset; domestic credit expansion; Edward Heath; inflation; monetary control; Margaret Thatcher; Harold Wilson; monetary policy

Chapter.  3648 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics

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