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Yearly Archives: 2021

Has the usefulness of the Phillips curve come to an end?

The Phillips curve’s assertion of a causal relation between economic growth, inflation and unemployment has been used as a navigation tool buy policy makers for decades. However, Ben Goree argues that less attention should be paid to a model which has become outdated since the rise of globalisation, despite the opportunities it offers for politicians with re-election bids.

The Arab Spring: 10 years on.

After undergoing the most dramatic revolution in living memory, what lasting changes has the Arab Spring had on the Middle East and has it been for better or for worse?

How the Penguin Bar saved Britain

The Penguin Bar. A British classic. It need not be said how much this sandwich-style piece of heaven means to the people of this country. This scripture tells of how in their time of need, it has come to the rescue!

Why the government must focus on happiness

“Gross National Happiness is more important than Gross National Product” proclaimed Bhutanese King, Jigme Singye Wangchuk of Bhutan, in 1972. Whilst a simple, this statement completely revolutionised governmental policy. Traditionally, governments solely focused on the economy, believing a strong economy enables them to achieve their