Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Description - The Chancellors Tales by Howard Davies

This remarkable book tells the story of how the British economy has been managed over the last 30 years. The story is told by those who should know more about it than anyone else - the former Chancellors of the Exchequer in both Labour and Conservative administrations. The Chancellors' Tales offers a unique insider view of the management of a modern economy, charting the opportunities and constraints that each chancellor faced. The book provides a rare historical record of the difficulties and dilemmas of managing the British economy in an increasingly global age. Written with both deep insight and wit, the chapters follow the period in office of each of the chancellors. Each chapter offers a detailed account of the handling of the economy during that chancellors period of office. Taken together they provide a privileged insight into the way the British economy has been run and why. The chapters are written by Lord Healey, Lord Howe, Lord Lawson of Blaby, Lord Lamont and Kenneth Clarke, MP. The book also contains an introduction by Sir Howard Davies, Director of the London School of Economics. He provides a context in which to understand the contributions of each of the chapters which follow. The book will be of interest to specialists and non-specialists alike interested in understanding how government works and economies function.

Buy The Chancellors Tales by Howard Davies from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780745638850
ISBN-10: 0745638856
Format: Paperback
(215mm x 137mm x 17mm)
Pages: 240
Imprint: Polity Press
Publisher: Polity Press
Publish Date: 1-Nov-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Other Editions - The Chancellors Tales by Howard Davies

Book Reviews - The Chancellors Tales by Howard Davies

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Chancellors Tales book by Howard Davies and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review

Author Biography - Howard Davies

Howard Davies is director of the London School of Economics and Political Science.

Books By Howard Davies

Understanding a Changing China by Howard Davies
Hardback, August 2017
Can Financial Markets be Controlled? by Howard Davies
Paperback, February 2015
Financial Crisis by Howard Davies
Hardback, July 2010
Banking on the Future by Howard Davies
Hardback, March 2010