Historian Sheilagh Ogilvie explains what lessons policymakers should take from the UK's past economic development.
Sheilagh Ogilvie is Professor of Economic History in Cambridge and a Fellow of the British Academy. She explores the lives of ordinary people in the past and tries to explain how poor economies get richer and improve human well-being. She has published widely on the role of institutions in historical economic growth.
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