National Wages Policy in War and Peace

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National Wages Policy in War and Peace

By B. C. Roberts
Allen and Unwin, Macmillan, 1958
180 pp. $15.00

The author, Reader in Industrial Relations at the London School of Economics, reviews the experience of national wage policies gained under the varying conditions of war and peace and concludes that a centrally administered national wages policy is not effective as a means of preventing inflation. Examples are drawn from experience in Britain, the United States, Sweden, Australia, the Netherlands and Germany.

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