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A chance to slack off on austerity?, Chunomics

A chance to slack off on austerity?

If George Osborne had put the Bank of England in charge of compiling the Treasury’s output gap forecasts, he might have been going in to the next election promising even bigger spending cuts.

By | Chunomics, Eagle Eye | Thursday, 13 February 2014 at 4:44 pm

Britain did do more austerity. But…, Chunomics

Britain did do more austerity. But…

These OECD figures are perfectly compatible with the argument that George Osborne’s deficit reduction timetable was an unnecessary drag on UK growth, even if we seem to be recovering now and the US is, this year, cutting significantly more.

By | Chunomics, Eagle Eye | Friday, 6 September 2013 at 6:08 pm

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