• Nicholas DimsdaleEmail author
  • Ryland Thomas


Evaluating the nature of business cycles in the UK over the past three and a half centuries remains a challenge. Many theories still compete as viable explanations for the existence of cycles and a huge range of statistical techniques exist to dissect and interpret those cycles. This volume has attempted to summarise the state of play on many of the issues although there are various issues we have not been able to cover.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of OxfordOxfordUK
  2. 2.Bank of EnglandLondonUK

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