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The Growth of Public Expenditure in the United Kingdom from 1870 to 2005

Authors: Lee, Clive

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Public expenditure has increased considerably in the UK from around ten per cent of GDP in the 1870s to forty per cent and above in the 21st century. Clive Lee explores the fluctuations in state spending, highlighting the ongoing political conflict over the size and extent of welfare provision.

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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 (11 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Growth of Public Expenditure in the United Kingdom from 1870 to 2005
Authors
Copyright
2012
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-36731-9
DOI
10.1057/9780230367319
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-35414-2
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-34624-0
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
IX, 285
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