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Thursday, 19 December, 2013
Last week Policy Exchange published a report setting out the dearth of those from ‘intermediate’ and ‘routine and manual’ occupations among...
Wednesday, 18 December, 2013
Christmas may be increasingly commercial and expensive but it doesn’t have to be.  We’ve put together a few ideas of presents that promote...
Monday, 16 December, 2013
Over the weekend Nadhim Zahawi, a Conservative MP, floated the idea that child related benefits should be given for only the first two...
Tuesday, 10 December, 2013
The release of the latest Estate Gazette’s Rich List makes for sobering reading. While living standards for the majority fall, last year...
Wednesday, 4 December, 2013
Tomorrow George Osborne will give his Autumn Statement. The temptation will be to boast of a growing economy, and a vindication of his programme of...
Friday, 29 November, 2013
As intended, Boris Johnson’s ideological celebration of inequality has got lots of people talking, some of them with more expertise than others....
Monday, 25 November, 2013
OECD research published last Thursday lays bare the surge in antidepressant consumption across the rich world over the past decade. ...
Monday, 25 November, 2013
On Saturday The Equality Trust held its first 'Inequality Today' event. The event included some fantastic insights into the state of inequality in...
Thursday, 21 November, 2013
There is one economist regularly mentioned by those calling for lower rates of tax for the super-rich, and that is Art Laffer. Laffer argued that...
Tuesday, 19 November, 2013
The ONS will shortly publish its Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings (ASHE)for 2013 – an account of the distribution and make-up of earnings and...

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