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No Triple Dip does not mean a good recovery for the UK
John Van Reenen
April 2013
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Tags: john van reenen; the euro; european economics; finance; business and regulation; welfare states and public services; west europe; economy; growth; recession; uk

John Van Reenen reacts to the news this week that the UK has avoided economic contraction in the last quarter. Whilst Osborne may see this as cause to celebrate, there is nothing commendable about an economy that continues to stagnate. This news should not be taken as a sign to continue down the path of austerity. Rather, a policy change, starting […]