David Blanchflower is economics editor of the New Statesman and professor of economics at Dartmouth College, New Hampshire

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UK Politics
18 October 2011
Dear Chancellor,I was very pleased to hear in your speech to the Tory party conference that you are planning to start...
Economics
13 October 2011
Just the facts, Dave
Business
12 October 2011
The jobs crisis
Economics
07 October 2011
The Tories, after 13 years in opposition, have now been in government for 17 months and still they have no plan for...
Economics
06 October 2011
Denmark's new three-party coalition government has announced that the primary aim of its economic policy is to secure a...
Economics
05 October 2011
There were a lot of very embarrassed members of the economics staff at the Bank of England, this morning. They messed...
Business
03 October 2011
I was recently on a Bloomberg radio programme during which the host, Sara Eisen, provided updates every ten minutes or...
Economics
30 September 2011
Many newspapers are carrying the story that the GFK NOP consumer confidence improved between August and September,...
Economics
26 September 2011
On Andrew Sentance
International Politics
21 September 2011
I have just read the dumbest letter ever. I have copied it below. It's a letter from the four top Republicans in...
Business
21 September 2011
The latest YouGov/Sunday Times poll taken on the 15 and 16 September finds that only 2 per cent of respondents think...
Economics
19 September 2011
I have read my old friend Bill Keegan's column at the Observer for so many years. He started writing for them in 1977,...
16 September 2011
It's happened again. You may remember in July someone was passing themselves off as me on Twitter. The account @...
International Politics
16 September 2011
Learn from Obama
Economics
14 September 2011
The awful unemployment numbers today came as no surprise to those of us who have been arguing these many months that...

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