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Governing the Economy: The Politics of State Intervention in Britain and France (Europe and the International Order)
For over one hundred years, the British economy has been in decline relative to other industrialized countries. This book explores the origins of Britain's economic problems and develops a striking new argument about the sources of decline. It goes on to analyze the evolution of economic policy in postwar Britain from the development of Keynesianism to the rise of ...more
Paperback, 340 pages
Published November 13th 1986 by Oxford University Press, USA
(first published January 1st 1986)
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This book makes the interesting point that private capital investment alone is not enough to grow the economy, since it is too conservative (risk-averse). This is an interesting book since it's based on so much empirical evidence.