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Banking Cartels and Industrial Concentration in Britain

Francesca Carnevali

in Europe's Advantage

Published in print September 2005 | ISBN: 9780199257393
Published online September 2006 | e-ISBN: 9780191603846 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0199257396.003.0002
Banking Cartels and Industrial Concentration in Britain

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This chapter considers how by the 1920s Britain developed the most concentrated banking structure in the world, and whether this pattern was repeated in industry. It explores the role played by government policy in this process.

Keywords: banking concentration; industrial concentration; government policy; rationalization

Chapter.  6732 words. 

Subjects: Economic History

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