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Blogs by Josh Adamson

Josh Adamson is a CPS Economic Research Intern from Perth, Western Australia. He joins us through the Mannkal Economic Education Foundation, which offers international scholarships to students with a passion for free markets. Josh studies economics, and aims to work in the financial services sector.  

  • We are all Keynesians now

    We are all Keynesians now

    | Economy
    Classical economic theory is all but extinct within the lecture theatres of universities worldwide, and Keynesian thinking dominates the decision making of governments internationally. Keynesian economics advocates for state intervention in the economy, arguing that it is necessary to moderate the business cycle and provide overall economic stability.  Regrettably, most ...
  • Will the free market win in Italy?

    Will the free market win in Italy?

    | Europe
    As Italy approaches its crucial general election on the 4th of March, it seems the only certainty Italians – and the wider EU – are confronted with is the promise of more chaos and confusion.The outcome of the election may decide a new direction for Italy’s troubled economy, which despite ...
  • Corbyn – A champion of young worker’s rights?

    Corbyn – A champion of young worker’s rights?

    | Employment
    “I don't think young people eat less than old people - that's my experience anyway” – Jeremy Corbyn at the Unison Conference in Brighton, 2017.What sound logic from the leader of the Labour party, on why he should raise the minimum wage to the national living wage levels for all ...
  • UK and the TPP: An intelligent move?

    UK and the TPP: An intelligent move?

    | Trade
    Whilst the future of the UK’s trade relationship with the EU remains uncertain, Secretary of State Dr Liam Fox returned from a recent World Trade Organisation (WTO) meeting hopeful of new trade deals for a post-Brexit UK. Britain’s exit from the EU can unleash more comprehensive and beneficial trade agreements ...
  • The precarious state of British energy

    The precarious state of British energy

    | Energy
    The composition of the UK’s retail electricity market has been dramatically transformed in recent years. The “Big 6” suppliers – who have typically been a dominant market force – now share the market with some 60 suppliers and subsequently have seen their combined market shares decline 4% in the last ...