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Project Syndicate, 13 December 2011. Panic is beginning to overwhelm the eurozone. Only the European Central Bank can save Europe from the abyss now

Posted 21 Feb 2012 in euro, Europe, Project Syndicate, Published articles
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Progress, 3 February 2011. A response to Jon Cruddas and Jonathan Rutherford

Posted 05 Feb 2011 in Britain, Politics, Progress, Published articles
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EuroIntelligence, 11 January 2011.

Posted 12 Jan 2011 in euro, EuroIntelligence, Finance, Published articles
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The Guardian, 4 January 2011. Taxes on financial transactions, carbon and land could fill the hole in the public finances

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Financial Times, 18 November 2010. The government’s fatal mistake was guaranteeing all the banks’ bondholders

Posted 19 Nov 2010 in euro, Financial Times, Ireland, Published articles
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VoxEU, 2 November 2010. While the debate over global imbalances often focuses on China, this column argues that the biggest threat to the world economy comes from the other side of the seesaw – the US.

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Ode, July/August 2010. How consumer spending can help create a fairer, richer, greener and more stable global economy.

Posted 11 Sep 2010 in Aftershock, Ode, Published articles
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The Guardian, 28 June 2010. The government’s arbitrary limit will deprive the economy of skilled workers it needs but barely dent overall migrant numbers

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The Times, 16 June 2010. Adopting Churchill’s plan would benefit wealth creators at the expense of the idle rich

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Forbes, 28 June 2010. Opening America’s borders is morally right, economically beneficial–and would even make America safer.

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The Guardian, 30 April 2010. The Duke of Westminster will cheer this house price bounce. For most of us it’s divisive and unsustainable

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New Statesman, 21 April 2010. Claims that Britain’s population will soon reach 70 million do not stand up to scrutiny.

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Guardian, 10 April 2010. A proper examination of ONS figures shows that despite an increase in immigration 1.2 million more Britons have jobs

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Financial Times, 9 April 2010.

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Prospect, April 2010. A new land tax is the only efficient and fair way to bring Britain’s finances back into line

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Guardian, 30 March 2010. A hike in national insurance is not only unfair, it will damage future growth by discouraging many from working harder

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Guardian, 9 March 2010. Running Britain in an age of austerity will be a thankless task – Labour might be better off without this poisoned chalice

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McKinsey, March 2009. Today, globalization is neither uniform nor universal. It will always be incomplete. Clearly, then, it is also reversible.

Posted 25 Mar 2009 in Globalisation, McKinsey, Published articles
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Prospect, April 2009. Ha-Joon Chang’s suggestion that the world needs a dose of protectionism is utterly misguided

Posted 25 Mar 2009 in Globalisation, Prospect, Published articles, Trade
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The Big Issue, 9 February 2009.