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The Post-Growth Project: How the End of Economic Growth Could Bring a Fairer and Happier Society

This book challenges the assumption that it is bad news when the economy doesn’t grow… Continue reading

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Housing: Where’s the Plan?

Housing is a fundamental necessity, and yet it is generally acknowledged that we have a ‘housing crisis’ in the UK… Continue reading

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Advertising in a Free Society

The subject of advertising is often treated with indifference by economists and disdain by the public… Continue reading

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Fifty Economic Fallacies Exposed

Whilst it is impossible to argue that the earth is flat without fearing ridicule, fallacies in economics are widespread… Continue reading

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From Crisis to Confidence: Macroeconomics after the Crash

Some would argue that the financial crash revealed failings in the discipline of economics as well as in the financial system… Continue reading

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New Private Monies: A Bit-Part Player?

New forms of private money regularly hit the newspaper headlines. However, there is relatively little discussion of whether such innovations will last… Continue reading

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The Itinerant Economist: Memoirs of a Dismal Scientist

Economists and bankers have long been much maligned individuals, but never more so than in the wake of the Global Financial Crisis. Continue reading

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A U-Turn on the Road to Serfdom

Governments throughout the Western world are spending at levels that could not have been imagined by pre-war economists… Continue reading

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Identity is the New Money

This book argues that identity is changing profoundly and that money is changing equally profoundly. Continue reading

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The Government Debt Iceberg

Nobody who has even a passing acquaintance with economics could fail to realise that Western governments are highly indebted… Continue reading

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