Bad economics is holding Britain back

Bad economics is holding Britain back

Writing ahead of the Chancellor’s Spring Statement, PEF economist Michael Davies urges him to ditch austerity. Later today the Chancellor will no doubt take great pleasure in announcing a surplus on the government’s budget for current spending. Indeed, the...
Not all debt is bad

Not all debt is bad

Not all debt is bad. Government debt can be good for the economy, says Michael Davies. Last month the International Monetary Fund (IMF) released their first Fiscal Monitor of the year – a document surveying and analysing the latest public finance developments as part...
What is a progressive economy?

What is a progressive economy?

The economy needs to be decoupled from corporate interests, argues Dr Faiza Shaheen What is a progressive economy? The first three words that come to mind when I think about a progressive economy are: equality, green and community. Many of us would include this these...