What a good job Keynes didn’t believe in forecasting
Keynes is in many people’s minds at the moment, as uncertainty about the course of the economic recovery is high.
Of course one swallow doesn’t make a summer, but the second quarter 2010 UK GDP figures released today show output
Limits to taxation? The UK General Election 2010
The May 2010 election saw a substantial swing against the incumbent Labour government, though the Conservatives were denied an outright
extreme events, hill running and financial markets
I am currently in the Scottish Highlands for ten days or so, and my outings on the hills have made
was there a double dip in the 1930s?
There is a lot of comment at the moment about the risks of a ‘double-dip’ recession, citing evidence from America
World Cup: increasingly random outcomes
The most striking feature of world soccer is that it has become far more egalitarian in terms of performance. The
cutting the deficit
The new Government’s plans to reduce the deficit much more sharply than most people expected. Will this stimulate or depress