Posts by Jonathan Perraton

Jonathan Perraton, Associate Fellow, SPERI, & Senior Lecturer in Economics, University of Sheffield

The Coming Crisis: secular stagnation for the UK?

Jonathan Perraton

Current economic trends suggest the UK may need to be prepared for a period of weak, and potentially zero economic growth It is now almost eight years since the collapse of Lehman Brothers heralded the global financial crisis (GFC), roughly the length of a normal business cycle. Over that time interest rates have been held at record low levels and … Continue reading

11 May 2016 by Jonathan Perraton
Categories: Austerity, British growth crisis, Economics, Finance, Politics and policy, SPERI Comment, The coming crisis, USA Tags: , ,

Corbynomics: Part 2

Jonathan Perraton

The right questions are now being asked, but much fleshing out of the proposed partnership between an enabling state and a dynamic private sector is still needed The election of Jeremy Corbyn as Labour Party leader has changed the terms of debate over UK economic policy. Corbyn and his shadow chancellor John McDonnell have already outlined a new approach to … Continue reading

18 November 2015 by Jonathan Perraton
Categories: British growth crisis, Economics, Politics and policy, SPERI Comment, Tax Tags: , , , ,