By Henry Phelps Brown,Sheila V. Hopkins

First released in booklet shape in 1981, this choice of essays initially written among 1955 and 1966 includes ground-breaking study and research at the research of wages and costs throughout seven centuries, with specific connection with builder’s salary premiums and the cost of a package deal of the commodities on which those wages could be spent.

These seminal contributions to the economics of labour and financial progress did a lot to gasoline the talk surrounding the issues of inflation, balance and alterations within the deciding to buy energy of cash upon the book’s preliminary booklet. those issues are each piece as proper in today’s publish credit-crunch society and this reissue can be welcomed via all scholars of monetary historical past and labour economics.

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