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In: Economic Theory, Public Policy

Comments Off on To Borrow or not to Borrow?

The ICAEW (the accountants) had a conference on securing public finances on Tuesday. They published a document including my contribution in Securing the Public Finances. It is comforting that a consensus is emerging that we need to develop a new approach to public services with much better transparency and accountability that we presently have. Whether

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In: Economic Theory, Public Policy, Uncategorized

Comments Off on Inequality or Poverty

I am exercised by the distinction between caring about poverty and caring about inequality. We might characterise this as the distinction between ‘look after the weak’ and ‘soak the rich’! There is now a literature about how getting richer only helps people feel better off up to a certain point, while for rich countries, being

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