Indian Summer or Winter Chill: What’s in store for the Autumn Budget?

Monday 13 November 2017

Public Finances and the Economy

The Chancellor is under pressure to deliver a bold Autumn Budget that deals with the big challenges that Britain faces – at home, as well as in Europe. What is the economic backdrop to the Autumn Budget, and how might it affect the Chancellor’s financial wriggle room? From the living standards squeeze and concerns about … Continued

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Between a rock and a hard place: 10 years on from Northern Rock

Wednesday 13 September 2017

Public Finances and the Economy

Discussion with former Chancellor of the Exchequer Alistair Darling Ten years to the day that the financial crisis reached Britain with the news that Northern Rock had requested, and the Bank of England had granted, emergency financial support, the Resolution Foundation is convening key decision makers to reflect on the seismic events that followed and … Continued

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Radicalism not rabbits? How should the Chancellor approach his last ever Spring Budget

Tuesday 28 February 2017

Public Finances and the Economy

The Chancellor is approaching his first, and last, Spring Budget with little having changed in the three months since his Autumn Statement. What the Chancellor says may take precedence over what the Office for Budget Responsibility forecasts – a rare event in recent years. Should the Chancellor use the relatively stable outlook to deliver a … Continued

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Obama’s economic record and the challenges ahead

Thursday 17 November 2016

Public Finances and the Economy

As President Obama prepares to hand over to President-Elect Trump the American economy is in a far healthier position than when he took on the Presidency in the wake of the global financial crisis – though big challenges remain. What have been Obama’s greatest economic successes and challenges throughout his time in office? What did … Continued

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