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Tony Yates is former professor of economics at the University of Birmingham
Finance ministers are trying to balance the attraction of the Sirens against the fear of rocks.
The European Central Bank chief’s ill-chosen words were a reminder of two truths of monetary policy, and a new truth of the present crisis.
The Carney era was one in which the bank became more talkative, and not always to the good.
Ultra-low interest rates may force major countries to embrace more dramatic measures – and print money to gift to the public.
The blog isn’t all word salad – but an awful lot of it is.
The government buying a company is not comparable to a private company buying another one.
The opposition’s tests for Brexit are imprecise – but that means a Brexit compromise might yet be found.
The former governor’s pro-Brexit screed is disappointing for a number of reasons.
What do we want? Three per cent! Who do we want to deliver it? The same lot who are doing almost everything else!
In for a penny, out for a pound.