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

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

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

David Blanchflower: What took central banks so long to do more stimulus?

Why didn't they lower rates in February given there was no risk of inflation?

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The MPC should be easing policy right away given that the risks to inflation are so markedly on the downside

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The Greek crisis has spread to Spain; Italy has moved into the crosshairs along with Cyprus
A bear by the bird feeder in David Blanchflower’s garden

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David Blanchflower: Coming soon... the biggest U-turn yet as Osborne abandons austerity

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David Blanchflower: How much worse do things have to get before we get action?

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David Blanchflower: The recession deniers have gone strangely quiet this month

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David Blanchflower: Sir Mervyn King missed the big one despite plenty of wake-up calls

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Construction is among the sectors where growth has slowed since the spring
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Premier Foods changed its policy on 'pay to stay' contracts for its suppliers after they were exposed
If you’re a large company with hundreds of suppliers, each individual firm is entirely expendable, writes David Prosser
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Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks during his annual press conference in Moscow
While low oil prices are toxic for the energy export-dominated Russian economy, they are a boon for Western consumers, says Ben Chu
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Bankers who reach the dizzy heights of partnership status at Goldman Sachs achieve legendary status in the bank’s London office
Exclusive: Being a partner at the bank has an almost mythological status, and an internal memo seen by Jim Armitage shows the qualities needed to make it - like charging a pension fund $70m
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Rocket Internet’s founder Oliver Samwer, centre, with the incubator’s chief executive and finance director when it listed in October
The German-based start-up factory has churned out more than 100 businesses in recent years. And now it’s looking to replicate its success here, says Oscar Williams-Grut
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The rouble staged a brief recovery yesterday before resuming its slide
A massive central bank interest rate hike failed to support the rouble. This crisis is slipping out of Moscow’s control, says Ben Chu
Voices
Ringing the changes: BT has come a long way since the days of the General Post Office
BT's basic business of running wires into homes and businesses is hugely profitable, writes Hamish McRae
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Satyajit Das: Donors are free to channel funds to their chosen causes, some noble, some hubristic and some just plain odd
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The Uber app allows passengers to hail a taxi with a smartphone
Uber facing down the cabbies by recruiting lobbyists to push for law changes, says Oscar Williams-Grut
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VIDEO City analysts sound the alarm over the upcoming Premier League rights auction as shares in TV giant slide
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Self-employment is particularly important in construction
Self-employment conveys considerable risks: many lose their jobs, their houses, and even their marriages, writes David Blanchflower
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