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Tony Yates is former professor of economics at the University of Birmingham
"r" is the name for the amount of new cases each infected person generates. r greater than one means each infected person more than replaces themselves as a host.
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!