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British press under government economic controls

J. E. Gerald

British press under government economic controls

by J. E. Gerald

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Published by Minnesota U.P. .
Written in English


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Statementby J.E. Gerald.
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For many, price controls may seem like a tempting solution to holding down health care costs. However, past attempts at price controls teach us a very different lesson--this is one government policy guaranteed to do more harm than good. In fact, throughout history, price controls have been a notorious flop, bringing on economic stagnation and decline, rationing, hoarding, black marketing and org.   Thatcher presided over a profound denationalisation of the British economy: industries were privatised, exchange controls were abolished, and foreign direct investment flowed in.

the problem that arises with limited resources and unlimited wants; it affects all levels of an economy from the individual to the federal government; it dictates spending on all levels and is one of the major economic problems facing all people and countries, opportunity cost, rational choice, rights as a consumer, consumer responsibility, debt, interest, and credit. Ina Zweiniger-Bargielowska, Austerity in Britain: Rationing, Controls, and Consumption Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, xiii + pp. $ (cloth), ISBN Reviewed for by John Singleton, School of Economics and Finance, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand.

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Reprint of the ed. published by University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis. Description. British press under government economic controls. Minneapolis, University of Minnesota Press [] (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: J Edward Gerald.

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