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Fiscal & Monetary policy

JP’s fiscal policy slides [pdf]

Fiscal policy reading

Griffiths and Wall (2011) , Economics for Business and Management – chapter 10

Rogers, S (2011a), Government spending by department, 2010-11: get the data, Guardian datablog, Oct 26th

Rogers, S (2011b), How much will the autumn statement cost and how will the economy change?, Guardian datablog, Nov 29th

Rogers, S and kollewe, J (2011), Deficit, national debt and government borrowing – how has it changed since 1946?, Guardian datablog, Nov 29th

HM Treasury (2010), Spending Review 2010

HM Treasury (2011a), Budget 2011

HM Treasury (2011b), Autumn Statement 2011

Office for Budget Responsibility (2011), Economic and fiscal outlook, November

ONS (2011), Public sector finances October 2011, ONS, Nov 22nd

Adam, S and Browne, J (2011), A survey of UK tax system, IFS

Tcherneva, PR (2011), Fiscal policy effectiveness: Lessons from the Great Recession, Levy Economics Institute working paper, January

Miller, H (2011), Policies for growth, IFS

Economist (2009), Much ado about multipliers, The Economist, Sept 24th

Economist (2011a), Laffer curve, The Economist

Economist (2011b), Debt, deficits and the markets, The Economist, Sept 21st

OECD (2009), Government at a glance, OECD

Brooks, R (2009), 14,000 tax avoidance schemes and counting…, The Guardian, Feb 12th

Guardian (2009), Tax gap special report, The Guardian

Neate, R (2011), HMRC admits corporate tax deal errors, The Guardian, Sept 20th

BBC (2011), UK tax gap narrows to £35bn, says HMRC, BBC News online, Sept 21st

Hawkes, A (2011),  Vodafone pays just £1,400 tax on profits of £3.5bn, thisismoney.co.uk, Oct 16th

Monetary policy reading

Joyce, M et al (2011), The United Kingdom’s quantitative easing policy: design, operation and impact, Bank of England Quarterly Bulletin 2011 Q3, pp200-212

Guardian (2011), Bank of England holds quantitative easing at £275bn, The Guardian, Dec 8th

Elliott, L (2011), Welcome to the living dead economy, The Guardian, Dec 4th

Bank of England (2007), The Monetary Policy Committee of the Bank of England: Ten Years On, Bank of England submission to House of Commons Treasury Committee inquiry