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British incomes policy since World War II

British incomes policy since World War II

with particular reference to the "social contract" beginning in 1974

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Published by Library of Congress, Congressional Research Service in [Washington, DC] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wage-price policy -- Great Britain,
  • Great Britain -- Economic policy

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Julius W. Allen
    SeriesMajor studies and issue briefs of the Congressional Research Service -- 1979-80, reel 9, fr. 0592
    ContributionsLibrary of Congress. Congressional Research Service
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination52 p.
    Number of Pages52
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15451153M

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