The remarkable correlation between the expansion of the Trussell Trust food bank franchise and Britain’s austerity-driven welfare reform has raised eyebrows.
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Does the UK recovery prove wrong those of us who argued that the Government's fiscal consolidation plan, announced in June 2010, was poorly designed and ignored some basic economic principles.
The Chancellor's target of highest employment in the G7 fails to address the UK's real problems - poor productivity, low wages and declining competitiveness.
Will the legacy of QE be uncontrollable inflation?
Foreign firms increase competition and help disseminate new ideas, says John Van Reenen, Director of the Centre for Economic Performance, LSE.
What a strange place the UK is – when the most important thing Britons spend money on becomes even less affordable, it’s received as good news, says Paul Cheshire, Prof. of Economic Geography, LSE.
NIESR's Simon Kirby discusses the latest outlook for the UK economy.
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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