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The Interwar Economy in a European Mirror

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  • Eichengreen, Barry

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This paper surveys the economic history of Britain during the interwar years. It contrasts developments in Britain with developments elsewhere in Europe and asks in what respects was British experience distinctive. Successive sections examine the economic consequences of World War I, the performance of the interwar economy, and the legacy of interwar experience for the postwar period.

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  • Eichengreen, Barry, 1991. "The Interwar Economy in a European Mirror," CEPR Discussion Papers 589, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  • Handle: RePEc:cpr:ceprdp:589
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    Keywords

    British Economy; Productivity Growth;

    JEL classification:

    • N10 - Economic History - - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics; Industrial Structure; Growth; Fluctuations - - - General, International, or Comparative
    • N14 - Economic History - - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics; Industrial Structure; Growth; Fluctuations - - - Europe: 1913-

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