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‘Osbornomics’: forever blowing bubbles?

Matthew Bishop

How does the Chancellor succeed in telling such a positive story about his management of the British economy when it contradicts so much of the evidence? As the 2015 budget illustrated, George Osborne is undeniably one of the shrewdest politicians in Britain today.  He is not, in my view, a very good Chancellor, though, and overall his stewardship of the … Continue reading

31 March 2015 by
Categories: British growth crisis, Debt, Economics, Inequality, Politics and policy, SPERI Comment, Tax | Tags: , | Leave a comment

Craig Berry’s response to the budget 2015

Craig Berry, Deputy Director of SPERI responds to the budget in this short video. Download Craig Berry’s latest brief (pdf): The UK housing market and stamp duty.

19 March 2015 by
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