On the SPERI Comment blog, Craig Berry examines the data and finds that there has been little rebalancing towards manufacturing in the UK economy.
With a new European Commission being appointed later this year, Tim Oliver discusses the headaches the ‘British question’ is likely to give them on the E!Sharp blog.
OpenDemocracy, Dimitar Bechev writes that the panic in Britain over prospective Bulgarian and Romanian immigration is at odds with the country’s best traditions.
On the NIESR blog, Bob Butcher asks whether academic economists can do more to improve public policy.
On the Future of the UK and Scotland blog, Kieran Oberman asks whether Scotland possesses the right to secede.