Sir Bryan Hopkin archive (20th C.)
Welsh economist, who was chief economic adviser to the Treasury under Denis Healey and Professor of Economics at Cardiff University, and critic of Margaret Thatcher’s economic policies. The archive includes: published and unpublished articles, papers and reports; letters and articles in the press; drafts of an unfinished textbook; talks and lectures; notebooks, partially indexed; correspondence with Christopher Dow, Wynne Godley and others; collection of Wynne Godley’s writings; journal articles and offprints; obituaries and photographs of economists; notes from J. M. Keynes’ lectures, 1933-36 (photocopy).
Date range: 1933-2009
Strengths: Comprehensive and well organised archive of interest to researchers of late 20thcentury economic history.
Size: 22 boxes, 5.5 metres
Keywords: Sir Bryan Hopkin (1914-2009), John Christopher Roderick Dow (1916-1998), Wynne Godley (1926-2010), William Brian Reddaway (1913-2002), John Maynard Keynes (1883-1946), Sir Douglas Wass (1923-), Jack Downie (1919-1963), Sir Alexander Kirkland Cairncross (1911-1988), Thomas Wilson (1916-2001), Fred Hirsch (1931-1978), macroeconomics, unemployment, population, European Monetary Union, Bank of England, economic policy, macroeconomic policy, Keynesian economics, climate change, Palestine, Mauritius, Yugoslavia, Sri Lanka, Netherlands, South Wales Valleys