British academy

Nobel prize-winning economist explores Chancellor George Osborne's Autumn Statement in online article

7 Dec 2012

In his article for the British Academy, Professor Christopher Pissarides FBA discusses the need for greater investment to bolster growth, the impact of reducing in real terms the job seeker's allowance amongst other benefits to economically disadvantaged families, and the delicate balance between providing the poorest with good social welfare services whilst keeping taxes low.