Official Papers of Alfred Marshall: A Supplementby Alfred Marshall
Pub. Date: 02/28/2015
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
This book constitutes a supplement to Alfred Marshall's Official Papers. It focuses on the advice that Marshall offered to the British government in the late nineteenth century. The topics covered include education, the role of women, trade unions, unemployment, public enterprise, the quantity theory of money, inflation and trade, benefits of free trade and dangers of protection. The material offers valuable insights into policy thinking a century ago, with a surprising degree of relevance to pressing policy issues today.
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Table of ContentsGeneral introduction; Item 1: Evidence to the committee appointed to enquire into the condition of intermediate and higher education in Wales and Monmouthshire by Alfred Marshall - 20 December 1880; Item 2: Gold and silver commission, note by Professor Marshall on Professor Nicolson's paper 'On the effect of a fall in the gold price of silver and general gold prices' - 30 June 1888; Item 3: Material associated with Marshall's work for the Royal Commission on Labour 1891–4; Item 4: The fiscal problem, August 1903; Index.
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