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Inside Britain’s financial revolution

Copley, Jack (2022) Inside Britain’s financial revolution. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) blog (10 Jan 2022). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

Since the 1970s, the world economy has been characterised by a process of financialisation. Britain has played a key role in this trend by helping to create a financialised global order and establishing the City of London as a central hub. But why did the UK choose to propel this process? Drawing on a new book, Jack Copley explains why the emergence of financialisation in the UK is best understood as an accidental outcome rather than as the product of a coherent neoliberal ideology.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/europpblog/
Additional Information: © 2022 The Author
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
Date Deposited: 23 Mar 2022 14:51
Last Modified: 23 Mar 2022 14:51
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/114141

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