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Title: Friedrich Hayek’s Fleeting Foray into 1940s Colonial Development
Authors: Grocott, Chris A.
First Published: 2-Jun-2017
Publisher: Taylor & Francis (Routledge)
Citation: European Journal of the History of Economic Thought, 2017, 24:5, pp. 1085-1106,
Abstract: Herein we examine recommendations made in 1944 by Friedrich Hayek for the Government of Gibraltar, regarding Gibraltar's future economic prospects. In keeping with Hayek's ideas in The Road to Serfdom, he proposed reducing state-led economic planning in Gibraltar alongside proposals to lift restrictions upon the operation of a free market in rents and labour. Hayek's proposals were rejected by both governments in Gibraltar and London because they were not compatible with the economic planning of colonial economies, inspired by Keynes, and provision of welfare systems in the empire inspired by Beveridge, both dominant ideas during the mid-1940s in government circles.
DOI Link: 10.1080/09672567.2017.1334078
ISSN: 0967-2567
eISSN: 1469-5936
Links: https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/09672567.2017.1334078
http://hdl.handle.net/2381/39818
Embargo on file until: 2-Dec-2018
Version: Post-print
Status: Peer-reviewed
Type: Journal Article
Rights: Copyright © 2017, Taylor & Francis (Routledge). Deposited with reference to the publisher’s archiving policy available on the SHERPA/RoMEO website.
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