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How profligate was Labour by international standards?, Chunomics

How profligate was Labour by international standards?

By citing the OECD view of the size of the structural deficit in 2007, and then sticking to the IFS narrative on the pace of austerity the Treasury seems to be guilty of cherry picking.

By | Chunomics, Eagle Eye | Tuesday, 9 September 2014 at 4:47 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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