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The Reith Lectures 1985


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Innocence and Design
Six talks about the influence of economic ideas on policy by David Henderson. Head of the Economics and Statistics
Department in the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).
4: Orthodox Economists versus the People
'Current trends in Western trade policies are disturbing. In particular, it is a sad reflection on present-day economic statesmanship in countries such as Britain that it views the extensive and growing network of discriminatory export restraint agreements as a positive achievement. In this respect as in some others, official policies rest on a conception of national interests which is pre-economic.'
(Re-broadcast on Sunday at 9.300n R3) (Lecture 5: next Wednesday on R4)
(The Reith Lectures are printed weekly in THE LISTENER)


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The Reith Lectures 1985

BBC Radio 4 FM, 27 November 1985 19.45

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