David Blanchflower: Job creation? The numbers don't add up

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David Blanchflower: Facts lost in political wrangling over US jobs

Economic Outlook: The publication of the US jobs numbers caused a firestorm of protest from the right wing

David Blanchflower: I suspect that the list of those who want to do it is going to be very short

This is a really important job that most people wouldn't touch
Mammoth task to head the BoE

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Mitt Romney attacked welfare recipients but many are Republicans

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Pantomime booing
If you wanted a litmus test for the popularity of the government, the Games provided it. The first boo came from the crowd in the Aquatics Centre, when David Cameron presented Ellie Simmonds with her second gold. George Osborne and Theresa May also got their chance to see just what disdain the public had for them when they were booed in the Olympic Stadium.

George Osborne is running out of friends, and fast

Economic Outlook: The booing that Slasher received at the Paralympics shouldn’t surprise anyone. The fact is his failing policies are causing millions to suffer needlessly

Paul Ryan and Mitt Romney, US Republican candidates

David Blanchflower: Paul Ryan's plan... Make Mitt Romney richer

I find it hard to understand why the middle class would vote for something against their interests

David Blanchflower: Hawks are wrong - QE works and we need it

The last thing our economies need is to worsen the situation for borrowers in order to help savers
Mr Osborne wants the George Osborne’s bold claims have failed the test of time

David Blanchflower: Osborne's 'consensus' has come crashing down

Economic Outlook: The consensus now seems to be that the Chancellor’s policies have resulted in failure

Bank of England growth forecast in May 2011 Inflation Report

David Blanchflower: The MPC didn't have a clue and still doesn't

They expected the depth of the recession to be revised upwards

David Blanchflower: How bad must it get before Slasher Osborne is sacked?

I question whether these new self-employed jobs, especially part-time ones, are good jobs

Cable the next man in?

David Blanchflower: Let's call up Vince to get us out of this mess

Economic Outlook: The sack is a powerful weapon our dithering prime minister seems unable to wield

David Blanchflower: Has Treasury realised at last it's time to act?

Economic Outlook: The IMF report "explodes what is left of the credibility of the analysis behind fiscal strategy"

David Blanchflower: Our fragile economy still has further to fall

It seems unlikely any announcement will have any effect on the economy much before 2015

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The Bank of England has become embroiled in an investigation that could damage the 321-year-old institution
This week the Bank of England was embroiled in a criminal inquiry over possible rate rigging during the financial crisis. The affair has also raised hard questions about the central bank’s commitment to transparency, says Ben Chu
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Greggs is making more use of centralised bakeries, letting stores get on with selling meal deals, healthier sandwiches and coffee
Catering to the breakfast and lunch crowds has worked wonders
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Economic View: Do mountaineers get 100 metres from the summit and celebrate? It's the peaks that matter, says Ben Chu
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The performance of ITV1 was the main reason for the decline. But advertisers appear willing to pay more for less, says James Moore
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Andrea Leadsom came to public attention for her questioning of Barclays’ Bob Diamond
The Economic Secretary to the Treasury wants the public to know that errrant bankers are being chased down, bailout money is being recovered and that it will not be allowed to happen again. Margareta Pagano meets her
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Auntie is not fit for privatisation and, possibly, never will be, says Mark Leftly
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Barclays to set aside nearly £500m
'Adjusting out' the nasty bits doesn't give us a clearer picture of Barclays, says James Moore
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Germany and Greece succeeded in agreeing on a breakthrough of a four-month bailout extension
Greece fundamentally suffers from lack of revenue, says Satyajit Das
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Warren Buffett is the exception - fund managers must be monitored
It might be time to divert some watchdog resources towards the fund-management industry, says James Moore
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Nemtsov in 2012; he was, said Britain’s former ambassador to Russia, ‘charismatic, determined, and, finally, brave’
Britain must toughen up on money laundering and corruption in the spirit of Nemtsov, says Jim Armitage
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A recent rise in net migration has been considered bad news for the Government
Despite what Governor Mark Carney has claimed the Bank of England does not have the tools to make it go away, says David Blanchflower
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MPs will publish recommendations aimed at improving small business productivity this week
David Prosser: Small businesses hold the key to raising Britain's productivity
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The venture dug a hole for itself when it sought to raise funds for its Russian goldmines
Petropavlovsk's shareholders yesterday voted to wipe out the value of their investment. Jim Armitage reports on how the shine came off the company
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David Potts started out as a Saturday boy in Tesco
After a vertiginous rise through the ranks of rival Tesco, David Potts was yesterday named boss of Morrisons. So are his former employers in his sights? Simon Neville finds out
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Six banks were fined, including Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS), for trying to manipulate foreign-currency prices are a stark reminder of the need for sweeping changes
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