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“He needs a basic lesson in economics”, Eagle Eye

“He needs a basic lesson in economics”

I have a comment on the Prime Ministerial pot calling the Opposition kettle economically illiterate over on Independent Voices. Help to Buy is a terrible scheme for creating credit, recycling money in the housing market to create grateful winners who might vote Conservative and disguised losers who don’t know they are losing.
As a footnote, yesterday’s [...]

By | Eagle Eye | Wednesday, 9 October 2013 at 10:57 pm

How Not To Improve Living Standards, Eagle Eye

How Not To Improve Living Standards

Roger Bootle, managing director of Capital Economics, on the politics of pointing at things and saying how expensive they are:
If a government really wants to do something to improve the long-term income prospects of its citizens, including the poor, it should concentrate on five difficult things: managing the macro-economy conservatively so as to ensure stability [...]

By | Eagle Eye | Wednesday, 9 October 2013 at 10:21 am

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