‘There is No Alternative’, or Was There?: Benchmarking the Thatcher Years

36 Pages Posted: 1 Apr 2017

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Roger Middleton

University of Bristol - Faculty of Arts

Date Written: March 29, 2017

Abstract

The economic record of the Thatcher governments (1979-90) remains highly contestable. Using the policy evaluation literature this paper seeks to introduce some rigour into an otherwise highly ideological literature.

Keywords: Thatcher, Thatcherism, economic performance

JEL Classification: N14

Suggested Citation

Middleton, Roger, ‘There is No Alternative’, or Was There?: Benchmarking the Thatcher Years (March 29, 2017). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2942693 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2942693

Roger Middleton (Contact Author)

University of Bristol - Faculty of Arts ( email )

United Kingdom

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