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Giblin's Platoon: the trials and triumph of the economist in Australian public life

Coleman, William; Cornish, Selwyn

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Around 1920 there formed a friendship of four men who were to be at the heart of Australian economic thought and policy-making over the next 30 years: L.F. Giblin, J.B. Brigden, D.B. Copland and Roland Wilson. This book tells their story. As economists, they were to become key figures in the debates of the day, staking sometimes controversial positions on protectionism, central banking, industrial relations, and federalism. As public figures they were at the hub of several events punctuating...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Press (1965-Present)
Date published: 2006
Type: Book
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/51887
Access Rights: Open Access via publisher website

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