Comment on macroeconomic issues
Monday, 17 May 2021
Is the spread of the Indian variant in the UK an inevitable result of living with COVID?
Acting fast The Indian variant ( B.1.671.2 ) of COVID-19 is now fairly well entrenched in parts of the UK and is increasing rapidly. C...
Monday, 10 May 2021
Some lessons in how to combat the Tory propaganda machine
The initial results of voting last Thursday are very easily explained. First, voters had a terrible year in 2020 and government help in ge...
Tuesday, 4 May 2021
How most of the West got the pandemic so badly wrong?
It takes a lot to shock me nowadays, but the failure of most OECD countries over this pandemic I do find shocking. Not in the case of the U...
Tuesday, 27 April 2021
Eurozone fiscal rules should be based on national macroeconomic stabilisation, not national debt stabilisation
In memory of Andrew Hughes Hallett Eurozone fiscal rules have been suspended during the COVID crisis, thankfully. But I have argued on...
Tuesday, 20 April 2021
Why neoliberalism’s evolution into a populist plutocracy was inevitable
If anyone gets these blogs via an email alert, unfortunately the platform I use is ending these in July. Sorry about this (outside my contro...
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