Monthly Archives: April 2015

Econ election grumbles

Here are some grumbles about the current econ election debate. 1.  That the Coalition claim credit for the extraordinary job-creation.  This almost certainly had nothing whatsoever to do with Government policy.  Except by comparison to some counterfactual Government that would … Continue reading

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What caused Italy’s stagnation?

More of a question than a post. A while ago, after reading another interesting take on Italian politics describing the many failures of that state, which ascribed the 20 year-long stagnation in GDP/head to these, I wondered:  hasn’t it always … Continue reading

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