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Jun 18, 2010
via The Great Debate UK

From one uncertainty to another

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-Anthony J. Evans is assistant professor at ESCP Europe Business School. The opinions expressed are his own. Join Reuters for a live discussion with guests as Chancellor George Osborne makes  an emergency budget statement at 12:30 p.m. British time on Tuesday, June 22, 2010.-

Think back to the immediate aftermath of the general election. Throughout the hung parliament epoch the term “uncertainty” was being used lavishly.

Mar 16, 2010
via The Great Debate UK

Budget 2010: How to thaw the economy

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- Anthony J. Evans is assistant professor at ESCP Europe Business School. He will participate in a Reuters Budget live blog at noon GMT on Wednesday, March 24, 2010. Please tune in and join the discussion.-

We’re used to hearing how credit markets “froze” in the summer of 2008, and how the subsequent policy responses have been aimed at economic recovery. Indeed politicians often use terms such as “stimulate” or “kick start” to give the impression that intervention is a necessary prelude to growth.