A selection of the reaction from policy experts around Westminster.
Posts Tagged: Adam Smith Institute
Osborne’s stamp duty reform gets a thumbs-up. But reaction to other measures is more mixed – and deep concern about the deficit remains.
All the evidence suggests that good test scores add up to stronger growth. How to achieve them? Competition.
Scott Sumner, who delivered the annual Adam Smith Lecture this week, believes that central banks should move on from inflation targeting and on to total spending.
70 per cent of firms assisted by the service reported significant benefit to overseas sales and their business overall.
For the rest of the year, we work for ourselves – but what can be done to reduce the tax burden in future?
Not one but three think thanks refer to “missed opportunities” in their responses to the Budget. But there’s some praise for Osborne, too.
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There’s applause for George Osborne’s Autumn Statement from Westminster’s wonks, but many of them think he could go further in cutting back the state.
Madsen Pirie is President of the Adam Smith Institute. In fact, we all work for the government because the taxes… Read more »
By Tim MontgomerieFollow Tim on Twitter Matt Sinclair of the TaxPayers' Alliance liked the populist measures – #Crosbynomics according to… Read more »
A few think tank reactions to the Autumn Statement… Mark Littlewood, Director General at the Institute of Economic Affairs, focused… Read more »
By Matthew BarrettFollow Matthew on Twitter. Following the Queen's Speech this morning, several think tanks have reacted to the legislation… Read more »