Ann Pettifor is a director of Policy Research in Macroeconomics (PRIME). In 2003, she edited ‘The Real World Economic Outlook’ (Palgrave) with a prescient subtitle: ‘The legacy of globalisation: debt and deflation’. In 2006, Palgrave published her book ‘The Coming First World Debt Crisis’. In 2008, she co-authored ‘The Green New Deal” and in 2010 co-authored an essay with Professor Victoria Chick: “The Economic Consequences of Mr. Osborne’.
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A new European Clearing Union would restore a common purpose to the European project and help defeat the rising ride...
Economic change will not happen until the left understands money
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The cracks begin to show: a review of the UK economy in 2015 (part one)
On the first day of 2016 trading the FTSE 500 index nosedived. This surprised perennially optimistic business...
The cracks begin to show: a review of the UK economy in 2015 (part two)
Thus, the ultra-flexible UK labour market (“with employers in the driving seat”, in the government’s own charming...