Tag Archives: ECON3

  1. Corbyn’s rail re-nationalisation is the right first policy, but the devil will be in the detail.

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    September 21, 2015 by Paul Goldsmith

    Margaret Thatcher didn’t privatise the railways. Her main intellectual guru on privatisation, Nicholas Ridley, didn’t think they should be privatised. …
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  2. Explaining the Shell – BG Group merger

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    April 20, 2015 by Paul Goldsmith

    Whenever there is a large fall in oil prices, the largest energy extraction firms start sniffing around the smaller ones. …
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  3. Profit caps for private healthcare providers – The wrong answer to a problem that doesn’t exist

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    March 30, 2015 by Paul Goldsmith

    I wish someone could take Ed Miliband by the lapels and ‘help’ him to understand that demand has to meet supply. …
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  4. Should our water companies ever really be ‘private’ companies?

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    March 14, 2015 by Paul Goldsmith

    I advise you not to read this whilst eating, or even attempting to digest. The water around you is full …
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  5. More paternity leave isn’t about the money – it requires a massive culture change

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    February 13, 2015 by Paul Goldsmith

      There has been much kerfuffle this week about Labour’s plans to double paid paternity leave to four weeks (doubling …
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  6. What to do about the high cost of low price milk?

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    February 7, 2015 by Paul Goldsmith

    It is often the case that when people ask whether a staple food going down in price is ‘good for …
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  7. Why is there a correlation between immigration and inequality?

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    January 24, 2015 by Paul Goldsmith

    Professor Danny Dorling from Oxford University visited our school this week to talk about inequality. It was the very last thing …
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