Here are the slides from a v-talk I gave today (1 March 2021) to A-level students of politics… politics-of-covid-1-mar-2021Download This follows up an earlier presentation on the economics... economics-of-covid-25-feb-2021Download
Here are the slides from a v-talk I gave today (25 February 2021) to A-level students... economics-of-covid-25-feb-2021Download
The UK government promotes international trade under the banner ‘Exporting is GREAT’. However, imports are a 'good thing' too - and in some ways they are actually better. This is not always an easy concept to grasp. If exports help to support local businesses and create jobs, it seems logical that imports must do the … Continue reading Importing is ‘GREAT’, too
It’s clearly important to keep an open mind on whether educational professionals should be prioritised for the Covid vaccines, just as with other aspects of the rollout plan (such as the timing of the second jab). But for now, I’d argue against. Here's why... First, the evidence. In general, teachers have ‘slightly lower’ degrees of … Continue reading Should teachers be prioritised for the Covid vaccine?