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The role of experts in the public assessment of England´s trade crisis of the early 1620´s

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  • Carlos Eduardo Suprinyak

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    Economic pamphleteering in England during the early 17th century has often been described as an attempt to influence the course of public policy with the aim of either protecting vested interests or else promoting in earnest the adoption of a few mercantilist doctrines. However, these judgments pass over a more basic question: to what extent, if any, could members of the English business community influence public opinion and the policy decision-making process? Special consultations over pressing economic issues offered an opportunity for their voices to be heard, but the growing financial difficulties which the English crown faced at that time opened the main path available for their active engagement with public administration. Lionel Cranfield was by far the most successful of such cases during the period at hand, playing a leading role throughout the public debates which surrounded the trade crisis of the early 1620’s – over which the pamphlet literature, in contrast, seems to have exerted a much more limited impact.

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    Paper provided by Cedeplar, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais in its series Textos para Discussão Cedeplar-UFMG with number td421.

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    Date of creation: May 2011
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    Keywords: pre-classical economics; mercantilism; 17th century; Stuart England; Lionel Cranfield.;

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    1. HPE no Cedeplar
      by Hugo da Gama Cerqueira in Meu gabinete de curiosidades on 2011-07-16 13:45:00
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    1. Carlos Eduardo Suprinyak, 2012. "Dreams of order and freedom : debating trade management early 17th century England," Textos para Discussão Cedeplar-UFMG 457, Cedeplar, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais.
    2. Carlos Eduardo Suprinyak, 2013. "Beyond Thomas Mun: the economic ideas of Edward Coke, Francis Bacon and Lionel Cranfield," Textos para Discussão Cedeplar-UFMG 473, Cedeplar, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais.

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