Jonathan Portes compares the 2008- recession and (sluggish) recovery with other significant economic downturns in history on the Not the Treasury view blog.
Declan Gaffney of L’Art Social blog asks whether it is rational for workers to trade employment rights for shares as Chancellor Osborne suggests.
With the fiscal multiplier in the news following an IMF report on the fragility of the global economy, Simon Wren-Lewis on the Mainly Macro blog discusses using theory and evidence in macroeconomics and Paul Krugman on his NYT blog feels vindicated in his ongoing argument against austerity.
Chris Dillow of the Stumbling and Mumbling blog explores the relationship between economic growth and sex.
Craig Berry of the ToUChstone blog accuses the government of scaling back auto-enrolment for pensions.