Policy Makers on Policy

Policy Makers on Policy : The Mais Lectures

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In this volume, a wide range of leading policy makers and practitioners reflect on the aims and objectives of monetary policy and on what it can achieve, The contributors include: * Tony Blair * Sir Samuel Brittan * Gordon Brown * Kenneth Clarke * Eddie George * Geoffrey Howe * Nigel Lawson * Peter Liley * Gordon Richardson * Lionel Robbins * Jonathon Sacks * Hans Tietmeyer. Policy Makers on Policy represents twenty five years of monetary policy. This topical collection brings together major politicians and thinkers, and will be of great interest to anyone concerned with contemporary policy-making, economics or politics.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 312 pages
  • 135 x 235 x 25mm | 469.99g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 6 black & white illustrations, 2 black & white tables, 6 black & white line drawings
  • 113885512X
  • 9781138855120

About Forrest Capie

Forrest H. Capie and Geoffrey E. Wood are both Professors of Banking at City University Business Schoolshow more

Table of contents

1: Introduction: twenty-five years of monetary policy; 2: Reflections on the conduct of monetary policy; 3: Objectives of monetary policy: past and present; 4: The fight against inflation; 5: Monetary policy in Britain and Europe; 6: Financial and monetary integration; 7: 'The British Experiment'; 8: The conditions for full employment; 9: Benefits and costs: Securing the future for social security; 10: The changing world of work in the 1990s; 11: Some presumptions of economic liberalisation; 12: Markets, governments and virtuesshow more