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

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12 March 2011
On Friday, the Financial Times published a devastating critique of the government's misguided fiscal austerity...
UK Politics
11 March 2011
Why trust Osborne?
UK Politics
06 March 2011
Tory disinformation
UK Politics
06 March 2011
The question of how support for the coalition and its economic policies is holding up is important right now, three...
UK Politics
06 March 2011
"We are the party of enterprise," said David Cameron in his Cardiff speech. Well, that's fine and dandy. The...
Business
03 March 2011
As Melbourne debates the merits of the myki travel card and New Zealand recovers from disaster, some thoughts on George...
Business
24 February 2011
The new US Super Bowl champions, the Green Bay Packers, got a heroes' welcome when they brought the trophy home to the...
UK Politics
17 February 2011
The wage scar
16 February 2011
The morning after the night before. Responding to yesterday's news on inflation, the Bank of England's governor, Mervyn...
15 February 2011
It's great having a blog where you can respond to all kinds of tosh. The following appeared in the Evening Standard's...
15 February 2011
Just the facts, please
Economics
10 February 2011
The National Institute for Economic and Social Research's (NIESR) estimate of monthly GDP supports the MPC's decision...
Business
10 February 2011
The MPC have sensibly kept interest rates at 0.5 per cent. It also maintained the scale of the quantitative-easing...
UK Politics
09 February 2011
There has been a good deal of debate recently about the problem of youth unemployment, which usually refers to those in...
UK Politics
07 February 2011
The fan chart below depicts the probability of various outcomes for CPI inflation in the future. This is the famous fan...

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