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The new man at the helm

At the start of July, Mark Carney became the new Governor of the Bank of England. He appears to have taken his job at a time when there is greater optimism regarding the state of the UK economy, which has … Continue reading

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Monetarism and the windy city

Last week we wrote about the reasons for and against “creating” money, with the view of Keynesians, monetarists, and market monetarists and lastly sound money advocates (us!). Following on from this we explain the view of Milton Friedman, American economist, … Continue reading

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The cost of drug prohibition

The topic of illegal drugs is one where I’ve changed my mind over the years. Growing up I agreed that illegal drugs should remain illegal, believing that taking drugs was both dangerous and immoral. I’ve since decided that outright legalisation … Continue reading

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