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Senior Fellow at Harvard University Kennedy School's Mossavar-Rahmani Center, Visiting Professor to the Policy Institute at King’s College London, and Norwich City FC Chairman.

Dad, cook, pianist, economist. Former Cabinet Minister & Shadow Chancellor.

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March 2, 2016

Echoes of the 1930s must focus finance ministers’ minds – my column in the FT

It is expected these days that a G20 summit will be a disappointing damp squib. This weekend’s meeting in Shanghai was no exception. But when even the International Monetary Fund and the OECD put diplomacy aside to warn of flatlining global growth and urge fiscal spending to boost demand, it [...]

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February 12, 2016

My Wall Street Journal Article, ‘British Influence and Prosperity Depend on Staying in the EU’

In the coming months, Britain will make a momentous decision: whether to stay in the European Union or leave and go it alone. The outcome will have a long and lasting impact, on the jobs and living standards of British citizens, on the fortunes of many global companies, and on [...]

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January 27, 2016

Holocaust memorial will stand beside Parliament

The Prime Minister has announced that a striking and prominent national memorial to the Holocaust will be built in the iconic Victoria Tower Gardens, next to the Houses of Parliament in Westminster. [...]

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January 18, 2016

My interview in Times Higher Education

“When we started out in the Treasury back in 1997, our thinking was…” So runs the opening to one of the points that the former chief aide to chancellor Gordon Brown and now part-time academic Ed Balls is making. The fact that this “we” trope recurs throughout his interview with [...]

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