Openness, protectionism and Britain's productivity performance over the long-run

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Crafts, N. F. R.; Broadberry, S. N.;
  • Publisher: Department of Economics, University of Warwick
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We explore the links between openness and economic performance in Britain between 1870 and 1999. The key findings are: (1) As a result of the openness of the British\ud economy, agriculture was unusually small in nineteenth century Britain, allowing resources to be depl... View more
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