Robert Skidelsky is a Keynesian economist, crossbench member of the House of Lords and co-author of How Much is Enough?
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Osborne’s satisfaction is like a football team celebrating a goal, while being 3 nil down
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Ian Little had the finest mind in post-war British economics. In the opinion of his Oxford contemporary Francis Seton he "combined the most rarefied forms of abstract thinking with a down-to-earth pragmatism". He is best known for his contributions to welfare and development economics.
22 June 2012 08:00 PM
Answered this week by Robert Skidelsky
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18 September 1996 12:02 AM
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