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April 2013

The Silver Linings Playbook

At some point after being made redundant, someone well intentioned will say to you ‘every cloud has a silver lining’.  They will mean well.  But this will be little comfort as you stand coldly drenched by this rain cloud, regardless of its putative silver lining.

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The Silver Linings Playbook

A Nation in Decry 2

In my post last week I wrote about Ha-Joon Chang , Korean born ‘heterodox economist’ who wrote a Guardian article pointing the UK’s “eroding ability to engage in high-productivity activities”.  Despite the “huge incentive” provided by sterling’s devaluation from peak of 30/50/20% vs $/Yen/€ respectively, Britain is still running a trade deficit because it has “lost the productive capacity to respond.”  With such a ’made you look’ title, A Nation in Decay, what’s the fix?

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A Nation in Decry 2