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CentrePiece article
Seeking a Premier Economy
Hugh Stephenson
October 2004
Paper No' CEPCP166:
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CentrePiece 9 (3) Autumn 2004

In the 1980s and 1990s, successive UK governments enacted a series of economic reforms to establish a more market-oriented economy. A major new book assesses the impact on productivity, employment and income inequality.

The article summarises Seeking a Premier Economy: The Economic Effects of British Economic Reforms 1980-2000 edited by David Card, Richard Blundell and Richard B Freeman (The University of Chicago Press).