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Chancellor's rebalancing act

Chancellor's rebalancing act | Occasional news stories on the UK and Global economy | Scoop.it
The chancellor - and everyone else - wanted more balanced growth to come out of the embers of the financial crisis. But that hasn't exactly gone according to plan.
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Tiptree, a great British brand needs help exporting. It is just the type of product that we have a comparative advantage in that needs Govt help to kick start overseas orders.

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This World | America's Poor Kids | Radio Times

This World | America's Poor Kids | Radio Times | Occasional news stories on the UK and Global economy | Scoop.it
Child poverty has reached record levels in the US, with more than 16 million children now affected, food banks facing unprecedented demand and homeless shelters dealing with long waiting lists.

Via Bloxham economics and business
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How does the richest nation, where 1% pop. own 40% of the wealth, hide its blushes

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UK economy: The radical options

UK economy: The radical options | Occasional news stories on the UK and Global economy | Scoop.it
With the UK expected to endure anaemic growth for years to come, what might be the radical options for getting the economy back on its feet?
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If only some bright economist could model these ideas before we take the leap!

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Shocking figures reveal the growth in UK's wealth gap

Shocking figures reveal the growth in UK's wealth gap | Occasional news stories on the UK and Global economy | Scoop.it
Inequality has risen sharply since the 1990s, according to a report by the Resolution Foundation thinktank

Via Geoff Riley, Bloxham economics and business
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This shouldn't surprise anyone after the Big Bang

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Geoff Riley's curator insight, February 10, 2013 8:20 AM

Hugely important - deep inequalities can harm macro performance

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Thousands of children ineligible for free school meals but live in 'hidden poverty'

Thousands of children ineligible for free school meals but live in 'hidden poverty' | Occasional news stories on the UK and Global economy | Scoop.it
Children's Society study finds highest numbers of children living in poverty but ineligible for free meals are in UK's richest areas
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Glad to see inequality back on the agenda now that growth has stalled

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