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Philip Booth
9 January 2015
22 comments

There are not many things that economists are agreed upon. However, to slightly corrupt a quip attributed to George Bernard Shaw, if you laid all the economists in the world end-to-end around the M25...
Gabriel Roth
14 June 2013
1 comment

Governments do not always support mobility. The Duke of Wellington objected to railways because they would "only encourage the lower classes to move about needlessly". United States...
Philip Booth
20 July 2010
5 comments

Simon Heffer made an interesting point in Saturday’s Telegraph about Dartford Tunnel tolls. He suggested that the main cause of congestion on the M25 near the tunnel and bridge was the...
Philip Booth
6 January 2009
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Alan Walters was a great figure in economics. The obituaries today focus mainly on his contributions to macro-economics and as an advisor to Mrs Thatcher. I would like to make a brief comment about...
Gabriel Roth
12 September 2008
14 comments

Britain’s transport policy “Railways good, roads bad” is not sustainable, and proves once again that transport is too important to be left to the vicissitudes of politics. The time...