A Perspective of Wages and Prices (Routledge Revivals) by Henry Phelps Brown,Sheila V. Hopkins

By Henry Phelps Brown,Sheila V. Hopkins

First released in e-book shape in 1981, this number of essays initially written among 1955 and 1966 comprises ground-breaking study and research at the examine of wages and costs throughout seven centuries, with specific connection with builder’s salary premiums and the cost of a package of the commodities on which those wages can be spent.

These seminal contributions to the economics of labour and fiscal development did a lot to gas the talk surrounding the issues of inflation, balance and alterations within the buying energy of cash upon the book’s preliminary booklet. those issues are every piece as suitable in today’s publish credit-crunch society and this reissue could be welcomed through all scholars of monetary historical past and labour economics.

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