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War and unemployment

Clay, Henry

War and unemployment

by Clay, Henry

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Published by Oxford University Press, H. Milford in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain,
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Unemployed -- Great Britain.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Economic aspects -- Great Britain.,
    • Great Britain -- Economic policy.

    • Edition Notes

      Cover-title.

      Statementby Henry Clay ... Sidney Ball lecture, March 8th, 1945.
      SeriesBarnett house papers,, no. 28
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD5767 .C46
      The Physical Object
      Pagination15, [1] p.
      Number of Pages15
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL188403M
      LC Control Numbera 45004221
      OCLC/WorldCa6324983

      We must see that any relaxation from peak war outputs is simply that, and not a vicious, cumulative, spiral of unemployment. If we do not succeed in this, it will be bad economics. During World War I, some 10 million Europeans were killed, about 7 million were permanently disabled, and 15 million seriously wounded, mostly young men of working age and middle class backgrounds. This loss, combined with the destruction of land and property, led to a European situation of grave.

        With these measures in place the unemployment figure had to fall drastically and many saw the Nazi figures as nothing more than a book-keeping trick. However, many would have been too scared to speak out against the Nazis or pass negative comments on the published figures – such was the fear of the Gestapo. The Relationship Between Inflation and Unemployment In most years, inflation tends to rise when unemployment falls, and vice versa. Economic theory explains this relationship in terms of a full employment rate of unemployment, also called the natural rate of unemployment or the non-accelerating inflation rate of unemployment (NAIRU)

      The Coming Jobs War. Jobs bring prosperity, peace, and human development -- but long-term unemployment ruins lives, cities, and countries. From the Book. The War for Good Jobs; Cities.   Inflation seemed to feed on itself. People began to expect continued increases in the price of goods, so they bought more. This increased demand pushed up prices, leading to demands for higher wages, which pushed prices higher still in a continuing upward spiral. Labor contracts increasingly came to include automatic cost-of-living clauses, and the government began to peg some payments, such.


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