The ‘Vorsprung durch Technik’ image of the German economy induces an inferiority complex among the British
Posts Tagged: Work and Prosperity
You can loosen the planning system all you like, but money is still going pour-in to whatever gets sold for whatever purpose.
What happened when we met at a fringe meeting at the Conservative Party conference.
The NHS is threatened by obesity, not mansions.
International comparisons would suggest not, but Britain bucks the trend
Unpaid internships are a form of exploitation – and the creative industries have a particularly bad record
We need to be able to see what is happening to the great mass of ordinary working people, i.e. people who are rarely out-of-work, doing mainstream jobs for middling levels of pay
On Help to Work, Right to Buy, childcare, broadband, marriage – and much else – we are making a difference.
Financiers have a remarkable ability to take a word and twist its meaning through 180 degrees
The irony is that he is helping to lead a culture change in attitudes to work and welfare without the mass introduction to date of his Universal Credit.
There is no magical golden pot with retired people’s names on it waiting for them at Her Majesty’s Treasury – so young people are stumping up.
Labour productivity is just about the worst way of analysing the impact of the last recession and Britain’s subsequent recovery
The argument that tax cuts ‘starve the beast’ (i.e. force governments to reduce their spending) is, in practice, a weak one.
Britain finds herself between a ‘Keynesian’ America and a ‘Monetarist’ EU – but is doing better than both of them
An intriguing argument for ‘trickle-up’ economics