The government’s rejection of stimulus measures to promote growth has left the British economy static, with declining growth and increasing inflation.
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IPPR’s Tony Dolphin takes apart today’s Centre for Policy Studies report claiming lower taxes lead to higher economic growth.
Following last month’s budget, the government’s reputation for economic competence has taken has taken another hit, writes IPPR Chief Economist Tony Dolphin.
IPPR chief economist Tony Dolphin presents his latest Left Foot Forward economic update, for April 2012.
In the wake of the OECD’s forecast the UK will experience a double-dip recession, the question now is whether or not we are experiencing a triple-dip.
IPPR chief economist Tony Dolphin presents his latest Left Foot Forward economic update, for March 2012.
GDP contracted because businesses went into a funk, cut their spending and hoarded cash instead, writes IPPR chief economist Tony Dolphin.
In the absence of fiscal stimulus, that is an injection of government spending, and with interest rates at rock bottom, the alternative to quantitative easing is mass unemployment. We have no choice.
IPPR chief economist Tony Dolphin presents the economic update for February 2012.