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

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UK Politics
22 June 2011
The minutes of June's Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) meeting were published this morning. They were rather more dovish...
Politics
17 June 2011
Over the past year, I have sometimes felt as if I were battling almost alone against the coalition's ineptitude....
Economics
16 June 2011
Ed Balls seems to be on track, as he is clearly rattling the coalition's cage. He made an interesting speech today at...
Business
08 June 2011
So now Moody's has got in on the game. Today, it reiterated its warning that the UK could shortly lose its AAA credit...
Business
07 June 2011
Ignore the IMF
Business
01 June 2011
Recession danger
UK Politics
19 May 2011
This year's "ice-out" - when the ice that covers New Hampshire's Lake Winnipesaukee finally melts - was...
Business
12 May 2011
Dillon, South Carolina, a small town close to the border with North Carolina, has for the past 50 years been home to a...
04 May 2011
A number of commentators have suggested that the news on growth could not be as bad as the official data suggests. No...
Politics
29 April 2011
The Tory apologist Fraser Nelson in the Spectator thinks that I am wrong. I am not. I am afraid his critique is...
Economics
28 April 2011
Talks to Ed Balls
UK Politics
25 April 2011
Michael Fallon, the acerbic deputy chairman of the Conservative Party, criticised the appointment of Gordon Brown to an...
Economics
25 April 2011
A big question is: where do house prices go from here? According to Halifax, house prices peaked in December 2007 and...

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