Reaganomics and Thatcherism

  • Robert Solomon


This chapter and the following one trace developments — both macroeconomic and structural — in a number of major industrial countries from 1980 on. Chapter 6 will be devoted to the interactions among these economies. The purpose is not to review history comprehensively but to bring out the more lasting impacts of the events of 1980–93 — the legacies of Margaret Thatcher, Ronald Reagan, François Mitterrand, and other national leaders. The initial focus is on the United States since it is the largest economy with the greatest impact on other countries.


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© Robert Solomon 1994

Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert Solomon
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  1. 1.The Brookings InstitutionUSA

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