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

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UK Politics
09 September 2011
Kick-starting Britain
Business
06 September 2011
First, it was the IMF that deserted George Osborne. Now, it's the CBI and the founder of the world's biggest bond fund....
UK Politics
06 September 2011
I like opinion polls. I go to YouGov's interesting website most days to get a sense of the changing mood of the nation...
Education
05 September 2011
The University of Cambridge is the best university in the world, according to the eighth annual QS World University...
Business
05 September 2011
The last of the three CIPS/Markit Purchasing Manager's Index (PMI) indices that are published every month hit the...
Economics
02 September 2011
Today, it is the turn of the construction industry to enter centre stage and, as usual, these days, the news isn't good...
UK Politics
02 September 2011
The United States is recovering from the effects of three severe headwinds, courtesy of Irene, Ben and Christine: a...
Business
01 September 2011
The bad economic news keeps flooding in on a daily basis -- but there's still no response from George Osborne....
UK Politics
31 August 2011
Writing on the Spectator's Coffee House blog earlier this week, the editor, Fraser Nelson, trumpeted: "George...
Economics
30 August 2011
The dangers of the world economy slowing are increasing by the minute.In the hour or so since I wrote this, the data...
Business
30 August 2011
Double dip danger
Business
25 August 2011
I have to say, I am beginning to feel a bit sorry for our dear Chancellor, who has backed himself into a corner. He was...
Economics
18 August 2011
Have their facts wrong
17 August 2011
In response to the labour market data released today, the Chancellor is reported as saying: "There is some good...
Business
17 August 2011
Three more important data releases today put further nails in Osborne's economic coffin. The big news of the day was...

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