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Lessons of the British war economy.

Daniel Norman Chester

Lessons of the British war economy.

by Daniel Norman Chester

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Published by Cambridge U.P .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesNational Institute of Economic & Social Research economic & social studies seriesno.10
The Physical Object
Pagination260p.,ill.,24cm
Number of Pages260
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16552559M

  The history of 20th-century war economies offers important lessons that policymakers should already be drawing on today. A World War II poster urges women to find a job to aid in the war : Nicholas Mulder.   The British Empire comprised the dominions, colonies, protectorates, mandates and other territories ruled or administered by the United Kingdom. Lessons for Global Power - Economy, Culture.

British Shopkeeper cancelling coupons. April United States Office of War Information, Overseas Picture Division. In Britain, during the First World War, to , queues for food had become dangerously long. A Ministry of Food was created to . King George hired soldiers from Germany called Hessians. The British paid the Prince of Hesse $, a year plus $35 for each Hessian killed and $12 for each wounded. Unfortunately, the money was not given to the soldiers. It was spent to help Germany's economy and even to build elaborate palaces.

  The war economy is an excess demand economy. You can’t have both guns and butter. Excess demand is the opposite of the typical Keynesian problem of deficient demand. But Keynes tackled it in his pamphlet How to Pay for the War (). Civilian consumption, he said, had to be reduced to release resources for military consumption. The Economic Consequences of the Peace () is a book written and published by the British economist John Maynard Keynes. After the First World War, Keynes attended the Paris Peace Conference of as a delegate of the British his book, he argued for a much more generous peace, not out of a desire for justice or fairness – these are aspects of the peace .


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