Public Sector Investment and Britain's Post-War Economic Performance: a Case Study of Roads Policy
AbstractThis paper examines the investment decision-making process behind the allocation of government expenditure in Britain during the period 1945-60, in the light of institutional theories of Britain's poor post-war economic performance, taking the example of road infrastructure investment.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Portsmouth University - Department of Economics in its series Papers with number 118.
Length: 29 pages
Date of creation: 1998
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INVESTMENTS ; PUBLIC EXPENDITURES ; ROADS;
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