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The economic legacy of Mrs. Thatcher is a mixed bag

Van Reenen, John (2013) The economic legacy of Mrs. Thatcher is a mixed bag. British Politics and Policy at LSE (10 Apr 2013). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

John Van Reenen analyses the economic legacy of Margaret Thatcher. In the late 1970s, when the UK was behind other developed nations in terms of material wellbeing, her supply side policies spurred economic revival. There is a substantial body of evidence suggesting that a range of important policy changes initiated by her underpinned these economic gains. Nevertheless, there are many important economic and social failures that are part of the Thatcher legacy.

Item Type: Website (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/politicsandpolicy
Additional Information: © 2014 The Author(s) CC BY-NC-ND 3.0
Subjects: D History General and Old World > DA Great Britain
H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions
J Political Science > JF Political institutions (General)
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
Sets: Collections > British Politics and Policy at LSE
Date Deposited: 04 May 2017 15:51
Last Modified: 04 May 2017 15:51
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/75497

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