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Miles Kimball, Professor of Economics and Survey Research at the University of Michigan, looks at the case for redistribution.
Whilst the government likes to criticise tax havens as “sunny places for shady people”, they are simultaneously building Britain up to be one itself.
Jonathan Portes looks at the theory and the evidence for the contention that central banks can "offset" fiscal consolidation.
The growth in foreign ownership in the UK is something to be welcomed, not feared. Foreign firms increase competition and help disseminate new ideas as local firms copy business methods and innovation.
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