This is Oldcobbler's Typepad Profile.
Join Typepad and start following Oldcobbler's activity
Join Now!
Already a member? Sign In
Oldcobbler
Recent Activity
Dipper, Were there many photographs of Gordon Brown or Tony Blair with Scandinavian social democrats ?
Toggle Commented Aug 29, 2019 on Origins of Corbynphobia at Stumbling and Mumbling
"... only very deep trading agreements that go far beyond mere low tariffs (such as the EU’s single market) significantly boost trade." The single market might boost trade, but does it significantly boost GDP per capita ? According to Table 7 in this - https://tinyurl.com/yc7odmw9able - it's made a difference in the UK of 1.3% after 25 years. Is that "significant" ?
Toggle Commented Jan 31, 2018 on Picking your own facts at Stumbling and Mumbling
The self-employed seem to be largely ignored in these debates about minimum / living wages......
Toggle Commented Feb 2, 2016 on Costs of the living wage at Stumbling and Mumbling
And if you agree with Richard Koo's "balance sheet recession" stuff, presumably anything that's likely to boost asset prices is worth a try ?
Toggle Commented Nov 18, 2013 on In defence of Help to Buy at Stumbling and Mumbling
Oldcobbler is now following The Typepad Team
Nov 18, 2013