Sanctions are the West's key weapon in the fight against Putin, but there are signs that Russia’s economy and financial system is weathering the storm better than expected. The rouble has already bounced back and Russia has been able to continue to service its debts, with only minor hiccups. A closer look however reveals that … Continue reading Are sanctions on Russia failing?
I recorded a podcast for the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) on Friday 6th May on UK inflation, definitions of 'recession' and 'stagflation', and what more the Bank of England could (and should) have done. You can listen here... https://ieapodcast.podbean.com/e/interest-rates-how-to-control-inflation/
Ouch! It looks increasingly likely that the headline measure of consumer price inflation is going to start with a '9' in April...
Here are the slides from a virtual talk I gave today to a group of students from years 10 to 13... brexit-and-covid-25-april-2022-1Download