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Benjamin Powell
21 July 2016
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The rapid economic growth of East Asian economies after World War II led many to mistakenly believe that government industrial planning policies were the key to their success. Nothing could be...
Mark Littlewood
19 July 2016
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This wasn’t a lazy half-hearted reshuffle, Theresa May was imposing her own stamp on government. Rather than going for continuity, she was ruthless in personnel changes. Initially, it started...
Ryan Bourne
29 September 2015
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Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour Party has a new economic committee, made up of high-profile names such as Danny Blanchflower, Simon Wren-Lewis, Thomas Piketty, Joseph Stiglitz and Mariana Mazzucato. As...
Philip Booth
23 June 2014
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We seem to think that there is something special about manufacturing. Perhaps it is because its products are tangible. George Osborne has fallen into this trap more than once, most notably in his...
Philip Booth
31 October 2012
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Today marked the publication of Tarzan’s new growth report. Not surprisingly, it is being welcomed by the Labour Party and trades unions as well as representatives of big business. Indeed,...
Richard Wellings
25 April 2009
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●  Don Boudreaux explains what “Earth Day” means to him   ●  Keith Boyfield explores the issue of bank governance   ●  Allister Heath is dismayed by...