Dr Alan Shipman

Dr Alan Shipman

Total 4 Posts
  • Cambridge/Milton Keynes, UK.
Lecturer in Economics, The Open University. Macro-economics and accounting; power and elites; Chinese multinational business; status and transfer of (economic) knowledge.

Furlough scheme: UK has no choice but to extend it, but there are serious risks.

5 min read
The Government needs a strong enough boom to ensure the re-opening of jobs that ends the need for further furloughs. But if jobs don’t return for long enough to repay their furlough cost, Sunak will be accused of spending lavishly just to postpone unemployment for a year.

Summer statement: Rishi Sunak goes all out for jobs, leaving public finances for another day.

5 min read
Boris Johnson says he wants to get on top of the UK’s productivity problem, but the job measures in the summer statement could take the country in the opposite direction.

Sunak’s giveaway Budget — More Barber than Brown.

4 min read
Rishi Sunak hopes to emulate Gordon Brown but risks resembling Anthony Barber whose policy hastened the Conservatives’ double defeat in 1974.
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