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Blogs by James Walker

James Walker is one of the CPS' economic research interns for summer 2017. James comes to us through the Mannkal Economic Education Foundation, which offers international scholarships to students from Western Australia. James is a second-year science student who aims to work in finance and investments.

  • State Influence, Debt and Decentralisation of Fiscal Policy Bodies

    State Influence, Debt and Decentralisation of Fiscal Policy Bodies

    | Fiscal Policy
    Over the last decade, the world has witnessed monetary policy that has aimed for aggressive growth in the aftermath of the global financial crisis in 2008.  This drive for central banks to generate this growth has had enormous implications for the global economy.  As the state opened the floodgates for ...
  • AI, productivity & the case for deregulation

    AI, productivity & the case for deregulation

    | Media & Technology
    The development of artificial intelligence provides a difficult situation for policy-makers moving into the future. Moore’s law of computing power and the exponential improvement of technology have led to states of tension across the globe as job security falls away with new disruptive technologies. Factors contributing to this situation can ...
  •  Home Ownership versus Asset Affordability: A change of perspective is needed

    Home Ownership versus Asset Affordability: A change of perspective is needed

    | Housing
    There is no question that beneath the widespread umbrella issue of Brexit, the recent election was decided by domestic, rather than international concerns. Of these domestic matters, the affordability of housing in the United Kingdom is one of the most pressing.  Between 1996 and 2016 the average growth in London’s ...