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The perversion of ‘full employment’

Craig Berry

Active labour market policy is facilitating an abundance of poor quality jobs In advocating the pursuit of ‘full employment’ last month, George Osborne sardonically offered a deliberate echo of the UK’s Keynesian past. Yet there is more substance to this knowingly provocative claim than it might appear at first. It would be implausible to suggest that Osborne’s agenda represents a … Continue reading

15 May 2014 by
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