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24 August 2021updated 07 Sep 2021 9:37am

Pandemics and the politics of printing money

Has the UK learned from economic history, or are we repeating old economic mistakes?

Stephen Bush interviews the economist, journalist, and author Duncan Weldon on his new book Two Hundred Years of Muddling Through. They talk about the lessons learned, and not learned, from British political and economic history, whether the response to the pandemic will be a turning point in UK politics, and why writing a book is a bit like having a child.

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