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The Economic Future in Historical Perspective$
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Paul A. David and Mark Thomas

Print publication date: 2006

Print ISBN-13: 9780197263471

Published to British Academy Scholarship Online: January 2012

DOI: 10.5871/bacad/9780197263471.001.0001

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Thinking Historically about Challenging Economic Issues

Thinking Historically about Challenging Economic Issues

(p.1) Introduction Thinking Historically about Challenging Economic Issues
The Economic Future in Historical Perspective

Paul A. David

Mark Thomas

British Academy

This book discusses some of the ways in which studying the economic experiences of societies in the past can contribute to a better understanding of current and future economic issues. It offers a variety of engagements of the ‘historian's craft’, in the service of enlightened discussions of social and economic policy. It draws upon detailed historical works that provide fresh and useful insights into some of the major economic challenges that will continue to concern policy-makers and informed members of the general public in the decades ahead.

Keywords:   economic experiences, economic issues, social policy, economic policy, historical works, economic challenges

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