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Budget 2014: how good politics can trump good economics

The days leading up the budget are hectic as many in the Treasury are busy devising financial gimmicks to please the electorate. This forthcoming budget is particularly important as next year’s budget will be too close to the election to … Continue reading

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Does Manufacturing Matter?

Prior to the financial crisis and the era of austerity, the manufacturing sector in the UK was benignly neglected by politicians of all persuasions.   But a political consensus has now emerged around the need to rebalance the economy, with a … Continue reading

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