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The Open Economy

Roderick Floud

in The People and the British Economy, 1830–1914

Published in print April 1997 | ISBN: 9780192892102
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191670602 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192892102.003.0011
The Open Economy

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This chapter begins with a discussion of how trade policy was a central feature of the theoretical and practical debates which make up what is known as ‘political economy’. It then considers the outcomes of free trade, foreign investment, and the Empire.

Keywords: Empire; free trade; trade policy; foreign investment; political economy

Chapter.  4356 words. 

Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945)

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