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Monthly Archives: January 2011
This seems like a good week to talk about the cost of living. On Tuesday, the UK Coalition Government put up VAT (sales tax) from 17.5% to 20%, which it somehow tried to spin as a ‘progressive’ move. This comes … Continue reading
Should social scientists stop carping about celebrities and CEOs and start worrying more about the next financial crisis? Tyler Cowen has an interesting article from a left libertarian slant in which he argues that “most of the worries about income … Continue reading
There are some buzzwords that can win an argument all by themselves. You can’t describe yourself as against ‘fairness’ or ‘freedom’, for instance, or object to ‘social justice’ – however wrong-headedly they’re being used. And for policy-focused researchers, our clinching … Continue reading