Monday, February 8, 2016

Robert Skidelsky

Robert Skidelsky, Professor Emeritus of Political Economy at Warwick University and a fellow of the British Academy in history and economics, is a member of the British House of Lords. The author of a three-volume biography of John Maynard Keynes, he began his political career in the Labour party, became the Conservative Party’s spokesman for Treasury affairs in the House of Lords, and was eventually forced out of the Conservative Party for his opposition to NATO’s intervention in Kosovo in 1999.

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How Much Debt Is Too Much?

Is there a “safe” debt/income ratio for households or debt-to-GDP ratio for governments? In both cases, the answer is yes, though the precise number depends on situation-specific factors, including w… read more

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