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The economic legacies of Denis Healey and Geoffrey Howe

James Silverwood

Often thought to have initiated key changes in economic policy, both men maintained and defended the longest-standing economic policy orthodoxy in Britain A common assertion in studies of the British political economy is that periods of economic, financial and political crisis produce changes in policy. This is particularly evident, for example, in the importance conventionally assigned to the 1976 IMF … Continue reading

29 October 2015 by
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