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....Fairtrade is in real danger but it has come under fierce attack many times. Free-market thinktanks including the Institute of Economic Affairs, claim it is a barrier to free trade, which they say has led to many millions of people emerging from poverty. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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Move by UK supermarkets threatens to bring Fairtrade crashing down image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 24th of June 2017 11:02:13 PM
....Fairtrade is in real danger but it has come under fierce attack many times. Free-market thinktanks including the Institute of Economic Affairs, claim it is a barrier to free trade, which they say has led to many millions of people emerging from poverty. ...
General election 2017: 'Robin Hood tax' on City pledged by Labour image
....The party said extending the way shares were taxed and closing a loophole would bring in up to £26bn in the next Parliament, if it won the election. Labour's financial transaction tax plans were attacked by the Institute of Economic Affairs, which described them as "another example of the fallacy that corporations can be tapped for cash with no wider costs". ...
Rachel Whetstone: from Tory power broker to Silicon Valley PR guru image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 13th of April 2017 03:02:53 PM
....Born in East Sussex to a wealthy family, the 49-year-old has a Conservative pedigree. Her grandfather, Antony Fisher, made his fortune importing intensive chicken farming from the US to the UK; he used his millions to help set up right-leaning thinktanks and lobby groups, such as the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) and the Adam Smith Institute. ...
A helping hand with childcare: options to make your child and wallet happy image
....In London the situation is even more bleak, with the Family and Childcare Trust putting the cost of a part-time nursery place at more than £7,500. The Institute of Economic Affairs, meanwhile, says many families spend a third of their net income on childcare. ...
Budget 2017: £2bn for social care and tax rise for self-employed image
...."This undermines the government's own mission for the UK to be the best place to start and grow a business, and it drives up the cost of doing business," said its chairman, Mike Cherry. Mark Littlewood, of the Institute of Economic Affairs, said the chancellor "defused one bomb" by providing relief for business rate rises: "But he has definitely exploded another bomb with this rise in NICs [National Insurance Contributions] for the self-employed. ...
Plain packaging and graphic warnings will ‘crush’ craft drinks, says gin master image
....Some observers see the debate around alcohol packaging as the inevitable consequence of the controls placed on tobacco. “It wouldn’t be possible unless cigarettes hadn’t happened first,” said Christopher Snowdon of the Institute of Economic Affairs thinktank. ...
World's eight richest people have same wealth as poorest 50% image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 16th of January 2017 12:01:08 AM
....”. Mark Littlewood, director general at the Institute of Economic Affairs thinktank, said: “Once again Oxfam have come out with a report that demonises capitalism, conveniently skimming over the fact that free markets have helped over 100 million people rise out of poverty in the last year alone. ...
Corbyn’s wage cap plan labelled unworkable but keeps pay on agenda image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 10th of January 2017 08:05:41 PM
.... Leon Kamhi, head of responsibility at fund managers Hermes, said remuneration committees at individual companies should set out a maximum possible pay for their chief executives. Mark Littlewood, director general at the Institute of Economic Affairs, a free market thinktank, said Corbyn’s ideas had moved from “misguided to simply muddled” and branded the idea for a maximum wage cap to tackle inequality as “dangerous and, for all intents and purposes, a 100% income tax rate”. ...
Is Cadbury's move the end for Fairtrade? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 28th of November 2016 06:00:54 PM
.... . Certainly criticism of the Fairtrade system is mounting in the cocoa industry, says Dr Steve Clark of the Institute of Economic Affairs. ...
Brexmas image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 14th of November 2016 12:00:02 AM
....Britain must first submit Article 50 to trigger the start of two-year exit negotiations. During this time nothing legal and regulatory will change, says Prof Philip Booth, an academic and research director at the London-based think tank the Institute of Economic Affairs. ...
UK women still far adrift on salary and promotion as gender pay gap remains a gulf image
....”. But Mark Littlewood, director general at the free market thinktank the Institute of Economic Affairs, said the study showed employer discrimination was not to blame for the gender pay gap. ...
Five minute guide to annual increases to state pensions image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Sunday 7th of August 2016 12:00:00 AM
....5 per cent pledge could come under increasing pressure, especially if wage and price growth remains weak. Ryan Bourne, head of public policy at the Institute of Economic Affairs, says it is “utterly absurd”. ...

Philip Hammond still needs to be a deficit hawk
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Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Wednesday 27th of July 2016 09:28:21 AM
.... Hammond should be a fiscal hawk. Philip Booth is academic and research director at the Institute of Economic Affairs and Professor of Finance, Public Policy and Ethics at St. ...
Rent-to-own firms 'selling to vulnerable people' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 3rd of July 2016 11:05:20 PM
....Rent-to-own. But Kate Andrews from the Institute of Economic Affairs, a right-of-centre think tank, believes the rent-to-own companies provide a valuable service. ...
In the age of HS2, the past teaches us there are far better ways to run our railways | Christian Wolmar image
.... In Galashiels, the £5m Transport Interchange building opposite the station, which provides space for small businesses, opened as a direct result of the railway’s reinstatement. The Borders Railway reopening cost £353m, and the scheme was roundly criticised by opponents such as the Institute of Economic Affairs – which called it insane, saying that road schemes often had a higher benefit-cost ratio (5:1 or more). ...
Report calling for abolition of Network Rail increases fears of privatisation image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 10th of February 2016 12:01:08 AM
....Fears the government could privatise Network Rail have been heightened after a report from an influential thinktank called for its abolition and endorsed closing lines and deregulating fares. The free-market Institute of Economic Affairs said full privatisation of the UK’s railways would improve services and ease the burden on the taxpayer. ...
 A flat rate of pension tax relief will be 'economically incoherent' image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Wednesday 3rd of February 2016 05:15:56 PM
.... . Philip Booth is research director at the Institute of Economic Affairs and Professor of Finance, Public Policy and Ethics at St. ...
How warm homes change lives image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 2nd of February 2016 12:29:35 AM
...." . There is wide support for that view, although Len Shackleton, at the free market Institute of Economic Affairs told us: "Even quite big cuts in domestic energy would not make much of an impression on total energy use. ...
'Dedicated capitalist' Lord calls for limits on short-selling image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Sunday 31st of January 2016 05:57:39 PM
.... Lord Vinson, a Conservative peer since 1985, was a director at the private equity firm Electra until 1998 and has sat on the board of numerous investment trusts. He helped set up the Centre for Policy Studies and is the life president of the free market think-tank the Institute of Economic Affairs. ...
Whatever happened to the 'march of the makers'? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 28th of January 2016 12:01:04 AM
.... . Philip Booth of the Institute of Economic Affairs, writing soon after the 2011 Budget was even more scathing: "Entrepreneurs do not need George Osborne to decide whether they should be involved in 'making' or 'serving' and the government should stop trying to shape the future of Britain's economy. ...
Why there is no single business view on Brexit  image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Monday 25th of January 2016 09:41:08 PM
.... Being stuck in traffic isn’t just annoying, it is also a waste of scarce economic resources, damaging productivity and reducing output. An extra two-minute delay to every car journey would cost the economy £16bn a year, according to a study by the Institute of Economic Affairs. ...
Wealth of top 1% 'equal to other 99%' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 18th of January 2016 01:15:58 PM
....Some free market think tanks questioned the credibility of the figures. The Institute of Economic Affairs' director general Mark Littlewood said the statistics were "bogus". ...
Forget London, these are the best places to live in the UK image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Thursday 5th of November 2015 05:15:47 AM
.... . A separate report by the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) urged policymakers to devolve powers further and faster to achieve economic success. ...
The Bank of England’s report wasn’t really about our EU membership image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Thursday 22nd of October 2015 07:32:33 PM
.... Today’s framework is far from perfect but those seeking to build businesses in the 40 years from the outbreak of the Second World war had a much tougher time. The Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) reminds us of the nihilistic regime imposed in 1947-48 by the Labour government: a “special contribution” was required on incomes of more than £2,000 a year, with a 50pc tax slapped on investment income above £5,000. ...
Beware: the money supply is growing too quickly image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Thursday 15th of October 2015 08:51:59 PM
.... My favourite monetary policy rule, which is a form of nominal GDP targeting, is called the productivity norm. It was recently repopularised by George Selgin in research published by the Institute of Economic Affairs. ...
Politicians should be doing less, not more image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Friday 9th of October 2015 08:13:00 PM
.... The IEA's report on policy blunders. The Institute of Economic Affairs, the free market think-tank, has picked its 13 (least) favourite public policy blunders in a report by Peter Clarke and Robert CB Miller. ...
Jeremy Corbyn's policies would 'repeat mistakes of last century' image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Saturday 3rd of October 2015 05:30:21 PM
.... . The Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) said the Labour leader's push to renationalise the railways, increase government spending and raise a raft of taxes risked "repeating the mistakes of the last century" and destroying Britain's recovery. ...
Number of workers on zero-hours contracts up by 19% image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 2nd of September 2015 12:35:59 PM
....He said it was noticeable that the rise in zero-hours contracts coincided with a jump in the number of people working part-time because they could not find a permanent job. The Institute of Economic Affairs, a free market thinktank, said the rise of zero-hours contracts was “neither surprising nor important” and illustrated “the flexible nature of the UK’s labour market”. ...
It’s the £64bn question: what does George Osborne have left to sell off? image
....Network RailThe government would love to be shot of Network Rail, with its poor record in recent times, including recurring problems at London Bridge. But, with the company’s near-£40bn debt mountain and uncertain future financing needs, an outright privatisation plan as favoured by the Institute of Economic Affairs may well be too difficult to achieve. ...
Jeremy Corbyn is wrong about high taxes image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Saturday 8th of August 2015 11:41:18 AM
.... . As Mikko Arevuo of the Institute of Economic Affairs points out, the evidence is now truly building that top talent behaves a lot like capital: it is mobile and footlose, and goes where the returns are highest. ...
What is TTIP and why should we be angry about it? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 3rd of August 2015 05:15:52 PM
....But the idea that ISDS is subverting democracy in favour of wicked corporations is a conspiracy theory, argues the European Policy Information Center, which – unforgivably – is already spelling “centre” the American way. Epicenter (as this group is acronymically known) is made up of groups, such as the UK’s Institute of Economic Affairs, that are in favour of TTIP. ...
What is TTIP and why should we be angry about it? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 3rd of August 2015 05:15:52 PM
....But the idea that ISDS is subverting democracy in favour of wicked corporations is a conspiracy theory, argues the European Policy Information Center, which – unforgivably – is already spelling “centre” the American way. Epicenter (as this group is acronymically known) is made up of groups, such as the UK’s Institute of Economic Affairs, that are in favour of TTIP. ...
No bailout can save Greece from itself - or from the German voters image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Friday 17th of July 2015 01:00:30 PM
.... . Dr Kristian Niemietz is senior research fellow at the Institute of Economic Affairs . ...
Budget showed us the two Osbornes: the sadist and the political magpie image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 8th of July 2015 07:12:12 PM
....1bn in the year they were introduced by Gordon Brown to £30bn, and any chancellor ought to question the use of the state to subsidise poverty wages on this scale. Interestingly, the strongest opposition to the plan came from the free market thinktanks: the Adam Smith Institute and the Institute of Economic Affairs. ...
Scandinavia’s errors: lessons for Greece and Britain image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Thursday 2nd of July 2015 08:59:29 PM
.... . They should read Scandinavian unexceptionalism: Culture, Markets and the Failure of Third-Way Socialism, a brilliant new book by Nima Sanandaji, a Swedish author, published by the Institute of Economic Affairs. ...
Relief for Britain's troubled pubs as younger landlords take charge image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Saturday 27th of June 2015 02:28:52 PM
.... For every three pounds spent by customers, one pound goes straight into the Government’s coffers, says the BBPA. It has also had to contend with changing social trends: consumption of alcohol has declined by 18pc since 2004, according to data from the Institute of Economic Affairs. ...
The City has nothing to fear from Britain leaving the EU image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Tuesday 23rd of June 2015 08:59:34 PM
.... Extracted from Change, or go, published by Business for Britain. The editorial board: Jon Moynihan (Chairman); Andrew Allum of LEK Consulting; Matthew Elliott of Business for Britain; Luke Johnson Risk Capital Partners; Mark Littlewood of the Institute of Economic Affairs; John Mills of JML Ltd; Helena Morrissey of Newton; and Viscount Ridley. ...
Why leaving the EU would not be a disaster for the UK’s exporters image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Monday 22nd of June 2015 08:04:01 PM
.... Extracted from “Change, or go”, published by Business for Britain. The editorial board: Jon Moynihan (chairman); Andrew Allum of LEK Consulting; Matthew Elliott of Business for Britain; Luke Johnson Risk Capital Partners; Mark Littlewood of the Institute of Economic Affairs; John Mills of JML Ltd; Helena Morrissey of Newton; and Viscount Ridley. ...
European Union exit could make British households £933 richer image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Monday 22nd of June 2015 08:00:44 PM
.... Extracted from Change, or go, published by Business for Britain. The editorial board: Jon Moynihan (Chairman); Andrew Allum of LEK Consulting; Matthew Elliott of Business for Britain; Luke Johnson Risk Capital Partners; Mark Littlewood of the Institute of Economic Affairs; John Mills of JML Ltd; Helena Morrissey of Newton; and Viscount Ridley. ...
The eurozone must either integrate or disintegrate image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Sunday 21st of June 2015 08:29:25 PM
.... The authors of the study are: Michael Petley (Founder of ECU Group and current Chief Investment Officer); Neil Mackinnon (Independent member of ECU’s Global Macro Team and Global Macro Strategist at VTB Capital); Professor Charles Goodhart CBE (Independent member of ECU’s Global Macro Team, specialising in Global Central Bank Policy); and Stephen Jen (Head of Global Macro Research at ECU) . The editorial board: Jon Moynihan (Chairman); Andrew Allum of LEK Consulting; Matthew Elliott of Business for Britain; Luke Johnson Risk Capital Partners; Mark Littlewood of the Institute of Economic Affairs; John Mills of JML Ltd; Helena Morrissey of Newton; and Viscount Ridley. ...
How Thatcher’s Big Bang may have swept away a better form of regulation  image
.... . On another level, arguing that Lady Thatcher deregulated financial services misunderstands the Thatcher period, as is explained in Thatcher: the myth of deregulation published by the Institute of Economic Affairs on Monday. ...
Strength in diversity should be the future of regulation image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Sunday 10th of May 2015 07:45:24 PM
.... . Philip Booth is the editorial and programme director at the Institute of Economic Affairs and professor of finance, public policy and ethics at St Mary’s University, Twickenham . ...
Do we want better health care, or do we want to keep the NHS? image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Friday 8th of May 2015 05:10:30 AM
.... . In a recent pamphlet, What Are We afraid Of, Kristian Niemietz of the Institute of Economic Affairs, a free-market think tank, observed that though virtually all other areas of public policy now draw from international best practice, health care funding seems almost immune to benchmarking – so much so that universal coverage is still widely celebrated as if some kind of unique British achievement. ...
British exit from the European Union could cost £3,500 per person image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Monday 27th of April 2015 05:00:53 PM
.... Other studies suggest Britain could be better off outside the EU if it forged free trade agreements with emerging markets such as China and India. A report backed by the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) showed the economic benefit to Britain would be £16. ...
Memo to politicians of all parties: you seek to buck the market at your peril image
.... . As a brilliant pamphlet from the Institute of Economic Affairs reminds us, when the ancient Romans debased their currency, their remedy was the same followed by all economically illiterate governments throughout history: they imposed price controls to address the manifestations, rather than the root causes, of the problem. ...
Conservative manifesto: business and economic reaction image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Tuesday 14th of April 2015 03:21:35 PM
.... . "All of the evidence suggests that when you transfer the housing stock away from state ownership and into the hands of individual citizens, they feel a greater stake in society," said Mark Littlewood, director general at the Institute of Economic Affairs. ...
'Quick fix' Labour plans a cause for concern, experts warn image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Monday 13th of April 2015 06:21:56 PM
.... Experts also attacked Mr Miliband for not being tough enough on borrowing. "With an annual deficit still running at a staggering £90bn, vague pledges to merely reduce it each year are simply not good enough," said Mark Littlewood, director general of the Institute of Economic Affairs. ...
.... . In response to The IoS report, Richard Wellings, the head of transport at the Institute of Economic Affairs, tweeted (“in a personal capacity” in social media parlance): “Osborne wheels out ill-conceived HS3 plan as pre-election gimmick to win northern votes. ...
National minimum wage to rise by 20p an hour to £6.70 image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 17th of March 2015 12:27:50 AM
....But, he added, it was "disappointing" that ministers had chosen to increase the apprentice rate by more than suggested, saying he was worried by the "politicisation" of the commission. And free-market think tank, the Institute of Economic Affairs, said the Low Pay Commission was straying away from its remit and being used "as a vehicle to reduce inequality". ...
Time at the bar: can Britain's pubs survive? image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Wednesday 11th of March 2015 06:00:26 AM
.... . It has also had to contend with changing social trends: per capita consumption of alcohol has declined by 18pc since 2004, according to a recent report by think tank The Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA). ...
Cameron promises 200,000 starter homes if Tories win election image
....Housing charity Shelter said 250,000 new homes were required every year and the scheme was only a "small step" towards meeting that need. But the Institute of Economic Affairs, a free market think tank, said politicians should refrain from micro-managing housing and enforcing "artificial boundaries such as green belt restrictions" forced the cost of housing up. ...
Bank of England increasingly divided on path for interest rates image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Tuesday 24th of February 2015 02:09:01 PM
.... . Speaking to the Institute of Economic Affairs, in London, Ms Forbes said that rock-bottom interest rates could eventually harm the UK economy. ...
Low interest rates could threaten UK economy, warns Bank of England policymaker image
.... . Speaking at the Institute of Economic Affairs in London, she said that keeping rates low could pose risks to the financial system, threaten to generate excessive inflation, and generate asset bubbles. ...
Osborne criticised for extending 'pensioner bonds' ahead of election image
Source : Reuters [Read Article] Monday 9th of February 2015 07:24:54 AM
....Critics said the move was clearly aimed at wooing older voters, shown to be more likely to vote than younger Britons, and would unnecessarily inflate government borrowing costs. "Borrowing more expensively than the government needs to is effectively a direct subsidy to wealthy pensioners from the working-age population," said Mark Littlewood, director general at the free-market Institute of Economic Affairs. ...
The wealth that failed to trickle down: The rich do get richer while poor stay poor, report suggests image
....It should be noted that parts of the libertarian right strongly deny the idea that it ever subscribed to trickle-down theory. “There is no record of any serious free-market thinker ever outlining that cutting tax rates on high earners is good because it encourages the rich to spend,” argues Ryan Bourne of the Institute of Economic Affairs think tank. ...
Capitalism works even though people are greedy image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Wednesday 14th of January 2015 09:50:04 PM
. Greed is not good and capitalism does not rely on greed – that, at least, is the argument made with great force in the latest pro-market, pro-free trade tract from the Institute of Economic Affairs. ...
It’s time to ditch the Bank of England’s obsolete inflation targets image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Tuesday 13th of January 2015 08:59:14 PM
.... . As George Selgin reminds us in his masterpiece on the subject - Less Than Zero: the case for a falling price level in a growing economy, from the Institute of Economic Affairs - the policy garnered heavy mainstream support during the 19th century and until the Keynesian revolution of the 1930s. ...
Bitcoin voted one of 2014's worst investments as value plummets image
Source : Independent [Read Article] Tuesday 23rd of December 2014 05:51:36 PM
....Others were more hopeful of bitcoin’s long-term prospects, however. Professor Philip Booth, editorial and programme director at the Institute of Economic Affairs, described bitcoin as a “marvellous innovation”. ...
It's panto time - and Margaret Hodge has more tax baddies in her sights image
Source : Independent [Read Article] Friday 12th of December 2014 12:20:24 AM
....On the eve of the Autumn Statement last week, the 51-year-old found himself immersed in a worse problem, entirely of his own making. Garnier was secretly recorded telling an Institute of Economic Affairs audience  that politicians needed to stop “mucking around with tax rates in order to try and attract a few, sort of dog-end voters in the outlying regions”. ...
The real reasons for the tragic demise of the British pub industry image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Wednesday 10th of December 2014 12:10:48 AM
.... . So who and what is killing the British pub? The Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) has the answers, and the culprits are not the greedy, supposedly useless pub companies that so many people love to hate so obsessively. ...
Osborne: Autumn Statement cuts warnings 'hyperbolic' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 4th of December 2014 05:43:04 AM
....The tax cut is UK-wide until April when stamp duty is devolved to Scotland. But Mark Littlewood, from the free-market Institute of Economic Affairs think tank, said most of Mr Osborne's announcements were "fiddling at the edges" and that deep cuts should follow. ...
Nearly 1m more middle earners to be dragged into 40p tax band despite David Cameron's conference pledge image
....5 million people will still be paying income tax at 40 per cent — 900,000 more than do at present. The Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA), which discovered the estimate, said that the UK’s income tax system was “not fit for purpose” and needed to be reformed. ...
The death of the beer tie will put thousands more pubs out of business image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Wednesday 19th of November 2014 08:03:13 PM
.... . But as Christopher Snowdon from the Institute of Economic Affairs points out in an excellent analysis, tenants enjoy a PubCo’s economies of scale when it comes to insurance, fixtures, fittings, televisions or glassware. ...
UK faces 'debt timebomb' from ageing population image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Wednesday 29th of October 2014 05:00:52 AM
.... . The Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) warned that the Government would need to slash public spending by a quarter in order to get Britain's debt mountain down to sustainable levels. ...
It’s time the Government adopted proper private sector accounting rules  image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Tuesday 28th of October 2014 08:33:28 PM
.... In the long-run, ever-rising demand for many of the services provided by the welfare state, combined with economic and demographic trends, will put immense pressure on the public finances. It is this latter issue that the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) addresses in a new report by Philip Booth and Ryan Bourne, which makes devastating reading. ...
David Cameron backs 'HS3' rail link for north of England image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 26th of October 2014 10:00:23 PM
....". Dr Richard Wellings, from free-market think tank the Institute of Economic Affairs, described HS3 as "little more than a costly vanity project". ...
Cut state pension in half and lower taxes, says think tank image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Thursday 16th of October 2014 02:49:08 PM
.... . The Institute of Economic Affairs, a right-leaning think tank, said the Government was "overstretched" in trying to fund "unsustainable" retirement payouts for Britain's ageing population. ...
The public is much more likely to back tax cuts than politicians realise image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Tuesday 30th of September 2014 08:27:53 PM
.... That, at least, is what I always thought. But a fascinating poll for the Institute of Economic Affairs reveals that this need not be so. ...
IMF: infrastructure spending spree last chance to revive growth image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Tuesday 30th of September 2014 01:00:45 PM
.... . However, Philip Booth, a director at the Institute of Economic Affairs, said state-backed investment was almost always driven by political motivation. ...

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