Vince Cable

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    Osborne’s goal to eliminate borrowing will squeeze public investment

Osborne’s goal to eliminate borrowing will squeeze public investment

The 2016 Budget had far less to do with economics than with keeping business and Conservative backbenchers happy in the run up to the June EU referendum. That is an entirely sensible set of priorities since the economic shock of Brexit potentially exceeds by far any impacts likely to arise from the Budget.

The Budget had, nonetheless, two significant points […]

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    How can the UK improve its lagging productivity — and still build the workforce?

How can the UK improve its lagging productivity — and still build the workforce?

LSE Business Review’s official launch event took place on 2 December. A panel of top UK economists discussed How can the UK improve its lagging productivity — and still build the workforce? 

Former Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills Vince Cable was the keynote speaker and touched on many insights from his book After the Storm: The World Economy and […]