TITLE

Price Control in England

AUTHOR(S)
Williams, A. Wyn
PUB. DATE
July 1941
SOURCE
New Republic;7/28/41, Vol. 105 Issue 4, p112
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the price control policy of England during the First World War. Formulation of a plan to control prices in peacetime; Details of the Cost of Living Index (retail prices) of the British Ministry of Labor; Agencies charged with controlling prices in England; Efforts of the government to control prices of imported raw materials; Strategy adopted by the British Ministry of Food and the Ministry of Supply to control prices; Enactment of the Price of Goods Act in November 1939 to put a stop to soaring retail prices; Use of price rationing strategy to control prices.
ACCESSION #
14709836

 

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