Self-employment has boosted the jobs figures but the earnings of the self-employed have collapsed.
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A new paper suggests the natural rate hypothesis is an idea past its sell-by date.
Creative destruction is a key feature of capitalism, and it may eventually create jobs, but it could take a while. So what should we do while we wait?
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 @Frances_Coppola: New post at @pieriaview. Goodbye, QE: hello, rate rises? Not so fast.... http://t.co/3gq8t3WRpN @tomashirstecon @azizo…
Britain is Swinging Toward Redistribution - by @azizonomics http://t.co/SN9WH8kwMK
Are the Eurozone’s fiscal rules dying? - http://t.co/EkkX4Kzf5c
European Stress Tests: not stressful enough - by @Frances_Coppola http://t.co/nN0ocrlhZH