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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.
It's possible that a society of educated people is likely to be more cultured and scientific-minded than one of non-graduates, and this should have positive externalities in the form of better political discourse and higher culture. There is, however, little evidence of this in practice.
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Looking under the bonnet - is the UK economic engine firing on all cylinders? - by @pknpi http://t.co/DWvnq31NOC
Britain's housing crisis - and the fake solutions on offer - by @Frances_Coppola http://t.co/5nUdgTRd1Z
RT @CJFDillow: Blogged: Hayek's question - "what are the limits of our economic knowledge? - is still relevant, if rarely asked: http://t.c…
Can Affordable Housing Break The 10 to 1 Ratio? - by @resi_analyst http://t.co/udSfwegNZ0
RT @FlipChartRick: Startups and the productivity puzzle http://t.co/PaS6QkxvCp