Ben Southwood

Mark Carney bottles it with baby steps

Written by | Wednesday 7 August 2013

Mark Carney had the leeway to make radical change here but he's bottled it with baby steps.

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Whole-life sentencing is wrong

Written by | Wednesday 10 July 2013

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Despite its problems, QE might be right

Written by | Tuesday 2 July 2013

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Allister Heath lays out his Mark Carney wishlist

Written by | Tuesday 2 July 2013

In a video out this morning, City A.M. editor Allister Heath calls on Mark Carney to bring the Bank of England into the twentieth century by reforming regulation to emphasise greater interaction with the financial sector, opening up its culture to something less dictatorial, and monetary policy to something more like Nominal GDP Targeting or a

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Think Piece: Good and bad arguments against positive discrimination

Written by | Thursday 27 June 2013

The US Supreme Court has just left one Texan affirmative action scheme in place, but it has recently busted schemes elsewhere. I discuss what libertarians should think about positive discrimination and affirmative action.

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Good and bad objections to positive discrimination

Written by | Thursday 27 June 2013

The US Supreme Court has just left one Texan affirmative action scheme in place, but it has recently busted schemes elsewhere. I discuss what libertarians should think about positive discrimination and affirmative action.

Adam Smith and distributive justice

Written by | Wednesday 26 June 2013

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The rise and fall of the Gold Standard

Written by | Monday 24 June 2013

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