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UK Austerity

Why Did Brexit Happen?

Harlan Green | Posted 06.28.2016 | Business
Harlan Green

The shortest answer is the Great Recession and austerity policies of EU policymakers. What austerity policies? In the UK's case, it was raising taxe...

The Rise and Fall of Krugmania in the UK

Niall Ferguson | Posted 05.11.2016 | Business
Niall Ferguson

It is already conventional to name the former party leaders Ed Miliband, Nick Clegg and Nigel Farage as the biggest losers of the British general election. But this is to understate the abject defeat suffered by some Keynesian economists, and in particular the Nobel prize winning former Princeton professor Paul Krugman.

Mark Gongloff

The Complete Failure Of Austerity, In 1 Chart | Mark Gongloff | Posted 07.24.2013 | Business

It feels like forever since we checked in on just how badly austerity is failing, so let's take a quick tour around Europe to see all the different re...

U.S. Companies In Hot Water Over Alleged U.K. Tax Dodging

Reuters | Posted 11.12.2012 | Business

(Reuters) - UK lawmakers will quiz executives of Starbucks (SBUX.O), Google (GOOG.O) and Amazon (AMZN.O) on Monday about how they have managed to pay ...

WATCH: Krugman: 'We Are Not A Household. We Are An Economy'

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 06.01.2012 | Business

For most Americans, a trip to London means drinking a few pints and maybe taking a picture of one of those guards with the hats. For Paul Krugman, it ...

Double Dip Recession in UK Proves Austerity Doesn't Work

Ben Cohen | Posted 07.04.2012 | World
Ben Cohen

After enacting extreme austerity measure in the UK with the promise that cutting spending would solve the economic crisis, the Conservative government has a lot of explaining to do after it was announced last week that Britain was falling back into recession again.