Opinionomics | 26 April 2012

Must-read comment and analysis. Double-dip time!

A shop closing down in London
A shop closing down in London. Photograph: Getty Images

1. Austerity bites (Economist | Free Exchange)

Ryan Avent argues that austerity isn't the only driver of Britain's double-dip, and presents three alternative stories.

2. Cameron’s Remarkable Achievement (New York Times | Conscience of a Liberal)

Paul Krugman weighs in with the notorious depression-longer-than-the-30s graph.

3. Osborne’s ideology-driven economics have failed: We’re all paying the price. (Left Foot Forward)

Cormac Hollingsworth looks at the recession figures.

4. Double-dip recession: There's always fantasy island (BBC News)

Paul Mason compares the last two years to those predicted by the OBR in June 2010.

5. UK’s double dip recession: your questions answered (New Economist)

Grant Fitzner answers the frequently asked questions about the double-dip.