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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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RT @NIESRorg: Is the Chancellor gambling on interest rates and tax receipts to hit fiscal targets? #AutumnStatement https://t.co/yqjJWV6h2s
RT @CJFDillow: Blogged: Osborne's plan to cut wages: https://t.co/N7DyBiRpmm
UK Chancellor remains defiant in implementing austerity - https://t.co/Q8vM29NXBv
Reactions to Mr Osborne’s Autumn Statement - https://t.co/V7Fiqlkyak cc @johnweeks41 @AnnPettifor @jomicheII