Posts by Johnna Montgomerie & Liam Stanley

Johnna Montgomerie, Lecturer in Economics, Goldsmiths, University of London, & Liam Stanley, Associate Fellow of SPERI and Lecturer in Politics, University of Sheffield

The UK’s everyday debt economy

Johnna Montgomerie and Liam Stanley

Continuing dependence on debt highlights the great ‘strategic silence’ at the heart of the contemporary political economy of the UK Household debt is the strategic silence in contemporary policy debates about the state of the UK economy.  We know that households across the income and socio-economic spectrum are dependent on debt: in 2014, households with average incomes, families with children … Continue reading

30 January 2015 by Johnna Montgomerie & Liam Stanley
Categories: British growth crisis, Debt, Economics, Inequality, Politics and policy, SPERI Comment