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History of Political Economy (2001) 33 (2): 283–313.
Published: 01 June 2001
... : 183 -208. ____. 1996 . Butskellism, the Postwar Consensus, and the Managed Economy. In The Myth of Consensus: New Views on British History, 1945-64 , edited by H. Jones and M. Kandiah. London:Macmillan. Schenk, C. 1994 . Britain and the Sterling Area: From Devaluation to Convertibility...
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History of Political Economy (2002) 34 (3): 633–655.
Published: 01 September 2002
... the Clearing Union is confused in expression at several other points: the rise in exports needed for post- war equilibrium (3:205); the notion of “sterling area neutrals” (2:207) in terms of wartime exchange controls; the belief that low foreign elastici- ties of demand and supply ignore the distinction...
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History of Political Economy (2018) 50 (S1): 97–113.
Published: 01 December 2018
... the subject as it emerged during the 1960s. Correspondence may be addressed to Keith Tribe through his website: keithtribe.co.uk . Copyright © 2018 Duke University Press 2018 commodities sterling area colonial administration international trade References Arndt H. W. 1987...
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History of Political Economy (2023) 55 (4): 789–791.
Published: 01 August 2023
... was more internationalist than Keynes's, with the latter keen to preserve Britain's sterling-area interests and imperial preferences. Naturally this conflicted with US interests. Robert Skidelsky, however, surely goes too far in his magisterial three-volume biography of John Maynard Keynes when he...
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History of Political Economy (2002) 34 (1): 177–206.
Published: 01 March 2002
... . Origin and Development of the Sterling Area . London: The Institute of Bankers. Deleplace, G. 1994 . Aux origines de la pensée monétaire moderne. Revue économique 45.5 : 1125 -36. Eichengreen, B., and M. Flandreau, eds. 1997 . Introduction to The Gold Standard in Theory and Practice . New...
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History of Political Economy (2023) 55 (5): 831–867.
Published: 01 October 2023
... . Rockoff , H. 2022 . “ Milton Friedman on Bailouts .” Journal of Financial Stability 63 : 101055 . Schenk , C. R. 1991 . “ British Management of the Sterling Area, 1950–1958 .” PhD diss., London School of Economics . Schuler , K. , G. Selgin , and J. Sinkey...
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History of Political Economy (2006) 38 (4): 711–731.
Published: 01 November 2006
... exchange rates between the members of the sterling area as contrasted with the different regions within a country. The key difference for present purposes between the different states of the United States, on the one hand, and the different members of the sterling area, on the other...
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History of Political Economy (2023) 55 (1): 39–75.
Published: 01 February 2023
... to support basic consumption and to reactivate production was a fundamental problem in early postwar Europe. Obviously, the problem already existed in the war years, but rationing, economic planning, and, for the sterling area, the Lend-Lease program (started in 1941) mitigated its effects. 9...
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History of Political Economy (2013) 45 (1): 39–59.
Published: 01 March 2013
..., it was unclear what price develop- ments would follow, as the future of British monetary policy was unclear. Second, it was unclear how large a sterling area would be, in terms of both the number of countries pegging to the pound and the future role of the pound as a reserve and vehicle currency. About...
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History of Political Economy (2017) 49 (1): 1–30.
Published: 01 March 2017
... the sterling area countries an unfair competitive advantage in world markets. If stabilization were to occur, they argued, it had to be at a sig- nificantly stronger value for the British currency. Moley believed that the stabilization of exchanges was important but that negotiations on this issue...
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History of Political Economy (1997) 29 (4): 573–592.
Published: 01 November 1997
... Robertson’s review of Sterling area Robertson Papers 12155-7/56 De Jong, F. J. 5 Keynesian supply function Robertson Papers Dennison, S. R. 11138-3/63 43 (plus 1 comment...
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History of Political Economy (1990) 22 (1): 113–123.
Published: 01 March 1990
..., reflected in the Essential Commodities Reserve Act, about disruption of vital imports in case of war. The scheme was to be limited to producers in the sterling area and Canada to avoid currency com- plications. Keynes believed that government storage would be far cheaper than private storage...
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History of Political Economy (2006) 38 (2): 397–398.
Published: 01 June 2006
... on Coombs as an economist. As an economist I have the inevitable grumbles about a noneconomistʼs discussion of economic mat- ters. It is not a serious problem that he is not fully cognizant of the complexities of the so-called sterling area (163), but it is disturbing that he should misread another...
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History of Political Economy (2006) 38 (2): 398–400.
Published: 01 June 2006
... a noneconomistʼs discussion of economic mat- ters. It is not a serious problem that he is not fully cognizant of the complexities of the so-called sterling area (163), but it is disturbing that he should misread another histo- rian (Clarke 1988, 284–85) to claim that Friedrich Hayek, J. M. Keynes, and Lionel...
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History of Political Economy (2006) 38 (2): 400–402.
Published: 01 June 2006
.... It is not a serious problem that he is not fully cognizant of the complexities of the so-called sterling area (163), but it is disturbing that he should misread another histo- rian (Clarke 1988, 284–85) to claim that Friedrich Hayek, J. M. Keynes, and Lionel Robbins “joined . . . in October 1932 in advocating...
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History of Political Economy (2006) 38 (2): 403–404.
Published: 01 June 2006
... that he is not fully cognizant of the complexities of the so-called sterling area (163), but it is disturbing that he should misread another histo- rian (Clarke 1988, 284–85) to claim that Friedrich Hayek, J. M. Keynes, and Lionel Robbins “joined . . . in October 1932 in advocating increased public...
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History of Political Economy (2006) 38 (2): 404–406.
Published: 01 June 2006
... a noneconomistʼs discussion of economic mat- ters. It is not a serious problem that he is not fully cognizant of the complexities of the so-called sterling area (163), but it is disturbing that he should misread another histo- rian (Clarke 1988, 284–85) to claim that Friedrich Hayek, J. M. Keynes, and Lionel...
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History of Political Economy (1996) 28 (Supplement): 61–79.
Published: 01 December 1996
... in the post- 1945 “sterling area” (which in Australia effectively lasted well into the late 1950s) made adoption of American texts virtually impossible. Second, the international publishing agreement for the English-speaking world placed Australia firmly within the British zone, further stimulating...
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History of Political Economy (1977) 9 (1): 122–143.
Published: 01 March 1977
... in the rupee-sterling exchanges was a source of worry to the importer of goods into India from countries on the gold standard. The falling exchange rate also hindered prospective investors from invest- ing in India. As the Herschel1 Committee pointed out: London is the lending market, and London...
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History of Political Economy (1992) 24 (3): 689–710.
Published: 01 September 1992
... funds would not be ap- proached to finance colonial development, despite the economic real- ities of the time and, in particular, the strain of British overseas debt on the sterling area. There is also the controversy surrounding the new international circumstances heralded by the Bretton...