This book outlines the considerable increase in public expenditure in the UK from around 10 per cent of GDP in the 1870s to 40 per cent and above in the21st century. Clive Leeexplores the fluctuations in state spending, highlighting theongoing political conflictover the size and extent of welfare provision.
|Publisher:||Palgrave Macmillan UK|
|Product dimensions:||5.30(w) x 8.60(h) x 1.00(d)|
About the Author
CLIVE LEE Emeritus Professor at the University of Aberdeen, UK. Until 1989 he taught in the Department of Economic History, specialising in the development of the international economy and quantification in Economic History. Between 1982-1985 he was responsible for the ESRC training programme in computing and statistics for UK postgraduate students in economic history. His current research interests lie in the history of economic thought and economic development in the twentieth century, and in the public and private provision of welfare. He is currently editing and contributing to the New History of Aberdeen, commissioned by Aberdeen City Council.
Table of Contents
Analysis of Sources of Public Revenue Analysis of Distribution and Size of Public Expenditure Appendix of Statistical Tables