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Volume 46

Britain And Overseas Vol.46 No.2

In this issue:

  • Your Property: Boom or Bust? Ed Mead, Camilla Dell, Dan Bayley, and Neal Hudson
  • The Joy of Tax Richard Murphy
  • Simplifying the UK’s Tax System John Whiting and Angela Knight
  • Plugging the Electricity Gap Chris Meakin

 

Volume 41

Vol. 41 No.4 Britain And Overseas Winter 2011/2012

In this issue:

  • Public Sector Pensions, Michael Johnson
  • Are We Using a Sensible Measure of Inflation? Chris Meakin
  • The Outlook for the Housing Market and the Implications for the Wider Economy, James Wyatt
  • How Can Demand Be Less Than Supply? Michael Reiss
  • The Exchange Rate – Too High for Too Long? John Mills
  • The Perils of Conservatism, Robert McGarvey
  • The Reluctant Empire, David Mahon

Vol. 41 No. 3 Britain And Oveseas Autumn 2011

In this issue:

  • Political Economy and the Crisis, Steve Baker MP
  • Until We Return, Stewart Newton
  • Sheer Incredulity, Kishore Mahbubani
  • Discrediting Democracy, Damon de Laszlo
  • The Triffin Dilemma Today, Adam Baldwin
  • Book Reviews: What Went Wrong With Economics; Back from the Brink; The Strange Non-Death of Neoliberalism; Boombustology.
Vol. 41 No. 4Download Winter 2011/12In this issue:

  • Public Sector Pensions, Michael Johnson
  • Are We Using a Sensible Measure of Inflation? Chris Meakin
  • The Outlook for the Housing Market and the Implications for the Wider Economy, James Wyatt
  • How Can Demand Be Less Than Supply? Michael Reiss
  • The Exchange Rate – Too High for Too Long? John Mills
  • The Perils of Conservatism, Robert McGarvey
  • The Reluctant Empire, David Mahon
Vol. 41 No. 3

DownloadAutumn 2011In this issue:

  • Political Economy and the Crisis, Steve Baker MP
  • Until We Return, Stewart Newton
  • Sheer Incredulity, Kishore Mahbubani
  • Discrediting Democracy, Damon de Laszlo
  • The Triffin Dilemma Today, Adam Baldwin
  • Book Reviews: What Went Wrong With Economics; Back from the Brink; The Strange Non-Death of Neoliberalism; Boombustology.
Vol. 41 No. 2

DownloadSummer 2011In this issue:

  • The Shift in Global Economic Power by 2050, John Hawksworth
  • The Rescue of British Leyland: Its Impact on Today’s UK Motor Industry, Garel Rhys
  • Energy, Energy, Damon de Laszlo
  • The Rise of the ‘Service’ Economy, Robert McGarvey
  • Book Review: Japan
Vol. 41 No. 1

DownloadSpring 2011In this issue:

  • The Economic Outlook for 2011, Andrew Smith
  • David Cameron’s Call for New Entrepreneurs, Jim Bourlet
  • Another Oil Bubble Brewing? Robert McGarvey
  • Britain, Switzerland, Glencore – and the EU, Peregrine Arkwright
  • The Impact of Unemployed Young Men in the West and of Chinese Super-Bureaucrats in the East, Damon de Laszlo
  • Straight Thinking About Nuclear Power, Christopher Meakin
  • Book Reviews: Keynes – The Return of the Master; Don’t Be Fooled Again.
Vol. 40 No. 4

DownloadWinter 2010/11In this issue:

  • A View from Private Equity, Jamie Constable
  • The Future of Europe and the Eurozone – A Panel Discussion, John Stevens, John Peet, Norman Lamont
  • Economies on the Mend, Damon de Laszlo
  • The Debt, the Deficit and the Future of the Public Sector, Mark Littlewood
  • Book Reviews: Losing Control – The Emerging Threats to Western Prosperity; Globalisation Fracture – How Major Nations’ Interests are Now in Conflict.
Vol. 40 No. 3

DownloadAutumn 2010In this issue:

  • The Future of Corporate Britain, Patience Wheatcroft
  • Silos and Silence – How the Fragmentation of Finance Created the Crisis, Gillian Tett
  • Is the Coalition Consolidating Gordon Brown’s State Power Grab? David B. Smith
  • Present Trends: Good for (some) Shares, Poor for Bonds – and Unhappy for the Unemployed, Damon de Laszlo
  • More Producers Needed, Peter Warburton & Joanna Davies

Vol. 40 No. 2

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Summer 2010

In this issue:

  • Restraining our Leaders, Eamonn Butler
  • The Outlook for the World Economy is Exciting, Jim O’Neill
  • Spending our way into Unemployment, Damon de Laszlo
  • A Good Deal of the Financial Services Industry appears to be Plain Criminal, and in a sense ‘Legally so’, Paul Breslaw
  • Things Economists can’t tell us, and Why, Robert McGarvey

Vol. 40 No. 1

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Spring 2010

In this issue:

  • Prosperity in the Aftermath of Crisis – Oren Sussman
  • The Future of Private Equity, Post the Crisis – Tim Jenkinson
  • Britain’s Banks II: How to Restructure our High Street Banks – Christopher Meakin
  • The UK Motor Industry, Past, Present and Future – Paul Everitt
  • The “Tripartite Concept” and the Revival of British Manufacturing – David Fifield
  • Cantering Around our Economic World – Damon de Laszlo
  • Book Reviews: The Alternative Manifesto

Vol. 39 No. 4

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Winter 2009/10

In this issue:

  • An Alternative View on Handling the Banking Crisis – John Redwood
  • Greed Without Fear: Why the World’s Bubble Production has Increased – John Authers
  • The Causes of Excessive Bank Bonuses and a Proposed Solution – Christopher Meakin
  • A Return to Certainty – Damon de Laszlo
  • Book Reviews: Ten Years On: Britain Without the European Union; Capitalism with Chinese Characteristics; Shutting Out the Sun

Vol. 39 No. 3

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Autumn 2009

In this issue:

  • The Fortunes of the British Economy, not Forgetting the Scottish one – Michael Forsyth
  • British Banks and the Credit Crunch – Angela Knight
  • The Growth Conundrum – Robert McGarvey
  • Midmorning After the Hangover – Damon de Laszlo
  • Curmudgeonly Scurrility – John O’Donnell
  • Book Review: The Rotten State of Britain

Vol. 39 No. 2

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Summer 2009

In this issue:

  • Alphabet Soup – Damon de Laszlo
  • How Close are we to Peak Gas? – Howard Rogers, David Odling, Tim Guinness
  • A Banking “Bridge” to the Future – Robert McGarvey
  • Why Most Things Fail – Paul Ormerod
  • The Transformation of China – George Yeo
  • Book Reviews: New Developments in Economic Theory; The Greatest Planet in the Universe; The Secret History of the World

Vol. 39 No. 1

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Spring 2009

In this issue:

  • The Long and the Short of it – John Kay
  • An Economic Commentary – Lord Vinson
  • The Chairman’s Assessment – Damon de Laszlo
  • Reducing Public Sector Waste – Sir John Bourn
  • Energy Security – Colin Robinson, Tom Burke, Jeremy Nicholson, Bernard Jenkin MP and Malcolm Wicks MP
  • Book Reviews: The Great Cholesterol Con; The Financial Crisis Explained.

Vol. 38 No. 4

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Winter 2008

In this issue:

  • A Tale of Two Recessions – Norman Lamont
  • UK Economy: A Crisis but not a Catastrophy – Peter Warburton
  • Perspectives on the Economic Crisis:
    • Past: Economic Cycles – Peter Griffiths
    • Present: Gloom – Damon de Laszlo
    • Future: The Holy Grail – Richard Keo

Vol. 38 No. 3

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Autumn 2008

In this issue:

  • Developing Climate Change Policy – Andrew Sentance
  • Reforming Britain: Past, Present, Future? – Derek Scott
  • Prospects for 2009 – Damon de Laszlo
  • Are Imaginary Losses Tax Deductible? – Brian Reading
  • Oil Market Collapse Waiting to Happen – Chris Cook
  • Book Reviews: Taming Leviathan; Culture War; The Collapse of Complex Societies.

Vol. 38 No. 2

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Summer 2008

In this issue:

  • Four (Contrasting) Views of Britain’s “Welfare State” – Lord Giddens, Peter Lilley, John Bird and Peter Oborne
  • Postscript to “Cracks in the Foundations?” – David B. Smith
  • Fantasy Island (2) – Larry Elliot
  • The Sinister Newspeak that makes Cynics of us all – Jill Kirby

Vol. 38 No. 1

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Spring 2008

In this issue:

  • Energy Security – Liam Fox
  • The Origin of Wealth – Eric Beinhocker
  • Fantasy Island (1) – Dan Atkinson
  • Go Nuclear and Keep Flying! – Lord Vinson
  • Book Reviews: Living in ‘Interesting Times’; A Farewell to Alms; Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion; The Last Course

Vol. 37 No. 4

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Winter 2007

In this issue:

  • The Ebb and Flow of Population, Power and Prosperity – Michael Sturmer
  • The Asset Revolution and the Sources of Volatility – Robert McGarvey
  • 21st Century Shipping Economics – Brian Lewis
  • A Credit Crisis rather than a Liquidity Problem – Damon de Laszlo
  • Book Reviews: Keynes, the Keynesians and Monetarism; The Revenge of Gaia; Freakonomics.
Vol. 37 No. 3

Autumn 2007
In this issue:

  • 21st Century Motor Industry Economics – Garel Rhys
  • The Costs of UK Membership of the EU – Lord Vinson
  • It is Always Dangerous to Make Predictions – Damon de Laszlo
  • Book Reviews: Japan Through the Looking Glass; They Meant Well.

    Vol. 37 No. 2

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    Summer 2007

    In this issue:

    • Skills and the British Economy – Lord Digby Jones
    • It’s the Silly Season – Damon de Laszlo
    • Customer Equity: A Corporate Asset? – Robert McGarvey
    • Book Reviews: The Origin of Wealth; Yo Blair!; Fantasy Island.

    Vol. 37 No. 1

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    Spring 2007

    In this issue:

    • Britain’s £1.2 Trillion Personal Debt Mountain: Crisis or Scare Story? – Vincent Cable MP, Mark Hoban MP, Martin Lewis and Phil Tinsley
    • Does Britain have Regional Justice, or Injustice, in its Government Spending and Taxation? – David B. Smith
    • Economists Don’t Understand the Economy (but they can tell you something about the world) – Tim Harford
    • The Stern Review: the Start, not the End, of the Debate – Dan Lewis
    • Book Review: The Tao of Warren Buffett

    Vol. 36 No. 4

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    Winter 2006

    In this issue:

    • ‘Minority Reports’ on the UK Economic Outlook – Peter Warburton
    • The British and American Economies – Irwin Stelzer
    • Adam Smith’s Relevance Today – Dr Eamonn Butler
    • Globalization’s Unequal Discontents – William Overholt
    • 2007: Probably as Benign as 2006 – Damon de Laszlo

    Vol. 36 No. 3

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    Autumn 2006

    In this issue:

    • The Bank that Forgot Money – Brian Reading
    • Housing Policy for the 21st Century – Nicholas Boles
    • Business and Investment for 2007 – Damon de Laszlo
    • Energy Security is the Greatest Worry, not Climate Change – Dan Lewis
    • Book Reviews: Lions, Donkeys and Dinosaurs; Disappearing Britain: the EU and the Death of Local Government; The Hare & The Tortoise: An Informal Guide to Business Strategy.

    Vol. 36 No. 2

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    Summer 2006

    In this issue:

    • Markets and the Law of Unintended Consequences – Philip Coggan
    • From Here to Mediocrity? – David Smith
    • Market Nerves – Damon de Laszlo
    • A New Era for Mergers and Acquisitions – Robert McGarvey
    • Full Ahead Together – Ian Baird
    Vol. 36 No. 1

    Spring 2006
    In this issue:

    • UK Housing Economics in the 21st Century – Kate Barker
    • What Price Congestion? – Stephen Glaister
    • Britain! And Overseas? – Damon de Laszlo
    • International Politics and Expatriates: An Opportunity in Need of a Solution – Brian Lewis
    • Congestion Charging: Some Second Thoughts – Jim Bourlet
    • Book Review: The Strange Death of Moral Britain

    Vol. 35 No. 4

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    Winter 2005

    In this issue:

    • Some ‘Worldly Wisdom’ – Damon de Laszlo
    • The Economic Basis of the Strange Death of Moral Britain – Christie Davies
    • A Liberal Democrat’s View of the Nation’s Finances – Vincent Cable MP
    • Visas into the UK and the Issue of British Passports to New Citizens – Brian Lewis
    • Capitalism, a Positive Moral Force? – Robert McGarvey
    • Book Reviews: Froude Today; Money for Nothing.

    Vol. 35 No. 3

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    Autumn 2005

    In this issue:

    • What is the Future for Corporate Britain? – Patience Wheatcroft
    • China and India – Lee Kuan Yew
    • Oil Prices and Inflation – Damon de Laszlo
    • How Nelson Saved the World – Russell Lewis
    • Swindles and Perversions – Peter Davison

    Vol. 35 No. 2

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    Summer 2005

    In this issue:

    • A Critical History of Economics – John Mills
    • Flat Taxes: The Case for Radical Tax Reform – John Chown
    • Economies and US Equities – Damon de Laszlo
    • The Ethics of Free Market Capitalism – Robert McGarvey
    • Money Problems in China and Japan
    • Bad for Business?
    • Book Review: Fool’s Gold.

    Vol. 35 No. 1

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    Spring 2005

    In this issue:

    • The Return of Stagflation: Back to the 1970s? – Joachim Fels
    • Impending Elections: US and UK – Sir Robert Worcester
    • The Energy Debate – Dan Lewis
    • The Role of Fear in Politics and in the Economy – David Fifield
    • Memories of Edward Holloway – Jim Bourlet
    • Some Thoughts on the Legal Position of International Citizens – Brian Lewis
    Vol. 34 No. 4
    DownloadWinter 2004

    In this issue:

    • Culture and Communications in the 21st Century: An Oxymoron? – Dame Patricia Hodgson
    • The Effects of Public Spending and Taxes on Economic Growth – David B. Smith
    • The Lazy French – Russell Lewis
    • Dangers in Derivatives – Nick Leeson
    • The Knowledge Economy – Robert McGarvey
    • China’s Population Policy – Jim Bourlet
    • Book Review: Everlasting Light Bulbs.
    Vol. 34 No. 3

    Autumn 2004
    In this issue:

    • Perma-Bulls, Perma-Bears and Bear-Bulls: This Time It’s Different – Brian Reading
    • The Decline of the Public Service Ethos – Theodore Dalrymple
    • The Politics of ‘Political Economy’ – Robert McGarvey
    • Book Review: Adventure Capitalist.

    Vol. 34 No. 2

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    Summer 2004

    In this issue:

    • Regionalising Britain to Marginalise Parliament – Lindsay Jenkins
    • Taxation, Bureaucracy and Regulatory Creep – Damon de Laszlo
    • The Politics of Obesity – Peter Davison
    • Book Reviews: Princes of the Yen; A Critical History of Economics; England for the English.

    Vol. 34 No. 1

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    Spring 2004

    In this issue:

    • The Economic Implications of Family Breakdown – Patricia Morgan
    • Economic Flexibility – Alan Greenspan
    • Why Schools Should Teach Young People About Personal Finance – Wendy van den Hende
    • Japan Succeeded in Reflation by the Back Door – John O’Donnell
    • Inflation – Coming Back with a Vengeance? – Damon de Laszlo
    • Book Reviews: Doing Business with the Japanese; The Credit and State Theories of Money.

    Vol. 33 No. 4

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    Winter 2003

    In this issue:

    • Some New Year Observations – Damon de Laszlo
    • Taxpayer Value – Howard Flight MP
    • Energy and the World to 2050 – John Mills
    • Sovereignty – Brian Lewis
    • Let Renewables Compete – Dan Lewis
    • Book Review: A Treatise on Money.

    Vol. 33 No. 3

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    Autumn 2003

    In this issue:

    • What Has Happened to the ‘Balance of Payments’? – Martin Weale
    • Never Mind the Oil, Just Hand Over Your Kids – Peter Kruger
    • Does Britain Need Mass Immigration? – Anthony Browne
    • Book Reviews: British Politics: A Very Short Introduction; Japanese Phoenix – The Long Road to Economic Revival.

    Vol. 33 No. 2

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    Summer 2003

    In this issue:

    • British Political Change – Dr Tony Wright MP
    • Problematical Pensions – Michael Gilbert
    • Re-Designing Higher Education – David Fifield
    • The New PPE: Pedantry, Politics and Economics – Peter Davison
    • Greening the Blues – Aidan Rankin
    • Book Review: Super Imperialism: Second Edition.
    Vol. 33 No. 1

    Spring 2003
    In this issue:

    • Central Banks, Deflation and Gold – Robert Pringle
    • Is the ‘Right’ on the Rise in Europe? – Robin Oakley
    • Why a Problem About Pensions? – Brian Lewis
    • The Bear Went to the Top of the Mountain – Saker Nusseibeh
    • Equity Shares and the Euro – Peter Griffiths
    • Book Reviews: Deschooling Society; Modern Japan – A Social and Political History.