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Introduction

  • D. P. O’Brien

Abstract

This is a book which attempts to provide an overall picture of one of the dominant figures in British economics in the twentieth century. It is deliberately limited to drawing together a picture of Robbins on the basis of his published work. It is not the full-scale and full-length study which Robbins undoubtedly deserves and which, in the long run, he will undoubtedly receive — perhaps particularly as official papers are released under the thirty years’ rule. Rather, it is an attempt to begin to pull together some account of the thought of a figure who, with Keynes, dominated British economics in the inter-war period. In this way it is hoped to provide a start in the process of appraisal of this major figure while making available a summary source of his thought.

Keywords

Money Supply Commercial Policy British Economic General Equilibrium Approach Dominant Figure 
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Copyright information

© D. P. O’Brien 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • D. P. O’Brien
    • 1
  1. 1.University of DurhamUK

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