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George Rippon

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Since the 2008 Great Financial Crisis, we have seen an equity market broadly supported by the action of the Federal Reserve. As the narrative goes, to save the world from a financial Armageddon, the Federal Reserve printed money and reduced…

The Conservative Party have been in power in the UK for over a decade. Their first election triumph, after many years in opposition at the hands of Tony Blair and Gordon Brown’s New Labour, was secured following the economic catastrophe…

Like much of life, economic theory is not black and white. In an age of uncertainty, people are understandably looking for clarity. This desire for certainty does not always fit well with academic theory. Broadly, whatever your view on a…

Upon making even the most cursory of glances at the US election, it swiftly becomes apparent that neither candidate appears to understand that the purpose of an election is to garner as many votes as possible. Both candidates seem to…

I don’t believe that governments can successfully replace or provide more positive economic outcomes and freedoms than private enterprise. In short, I’m an advocate of free market economic policies. I’m aware some examples can counter this view, but broadly I…