Britain’s Growth Performance: The Enigma of the 1950s

  • John Knapp
  • Kenneth Lomax


The purpose of this article is to insist that the most important single fact about the performance of the British economy since the Second World War is that we do not really know whether it has been good or bad.


Productivity Growth League Table Recent Performance British Economy Important Single Fact 
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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1969

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  • John Knapp
  • Kenneth Lomax

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