Brittan, Sir Samuel

views updated

BRITTAN, Sir Samuel

BRITTAN, Sir Samuel. British, b. 1933. Genres: Economics, Politics/Government. Career: Economics writer, since 1966, and Assistant Ed., since 1978, Financial Times, London (Member, Editorial staff, 1955-61). Economics Ed., Observer, London, 1961-64; Economic Adviser, Dept. of Economic Affairs, London, 1965. Research and Visiting Fellow, Nuffield College, Oxford, 1973-82; Visiting Professor, University of Chicago Law School, 1978. Member, Peacock Committee on Finance of the BBC, 1985-86. Publications: The Treasury Under the Tories, 1964, as Steering the Economy: The Role of the Treasury, 1969, 1971; Left or Right: The Bogus Dilemma, 1968; The Price of Economic Freedom: A Guide to Flexible Rates, 1970; Capitalism and the Permissive Society, 1973, new ed as A Restatement of Economic Liberalism, 1988; Is There An Economic Consensus? An Attitude Survey, 1973; Second Thoughts on Full Employment Policy, 1975; (with P. Lilley) The Delusion of Incomes Policy, 1977; The Economic Consequences of Democracy, 1977; How to End the "Monetarist" Controvery, 1981; The Role and Limit of Government, 1983; Capitalism with a Human Face, 1994; Essays, Moral, Political and Economic, 1998. Address: c/o The Financial Times, No 1 Southwark Bridge, London SE1 9HL, England.

About this article

Brittan, Sir Samuel

Updated About content Print Article