Tag Archives: ECON2

  1. Why public finances cannot be compared to personal finances

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    May 26, 2017 by Paul Goldsmith

    Have you ever heard someone compare the public finances to personal finances? Have you ever heard the accusation that Labour …
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  2. Conservative welfare policies are too easily badged with “nasty party” to win them an election

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    February 19, 2015 by Paul Goldsmith

    Margaret Thatcher’s lasting legacy to the Conservative Party seems to be that when they say “long-term economic plan” many people …
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  3. Syriza coalition with Independent Greeks shows Tsipras refuses to accept he can’t control Economics

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    January 30, 2015 by Paul Goldsmith

    There’s going to be a lot to write about Greece over the next few months. The inevitable result of a …
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  4. Inflation at 0.5% – should we worry about deflation now?

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    January 16, 2015 by Paul Goldsmith

    So inflation has continued it’s fall to the point where deflation is a distinct possibility, with some economists saying it’s …
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  5. Day one and Labour quickly falls into Tories’ austerity trap

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    January 6, 2015 by Paul Goldsmith

    Amongst the astonishingly negative start to the General Election campaign yesterday, as the Tories said that Labour would crash the …
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  6. Deflation stalks the UK – why we should worry

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    December 27, 2014 by Paul Goldsmith

    Normally, you would expect the announcement that inflation has fallen as far down as 1% to be greeted with joy. …
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  7. Miliband’s deficit cutting plan is late, but better than never

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    December 12, 2014 by Paul Goldsmith

    The trouble with the speech Ed Miliband gave ¬†yesterday on how Labour would reduce the deficit is not that it …
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