July 28, 2019

Andy Haldane once a bright young thing at the Bank of England, and currently its Chief Economist, is maturing into something of a conventional member of the old guard. This is important, as he is even an outside candidate to replace Governor Mark Carney as head of the UK central bank. He has a reputation as a champion of the poor and disenfranchised, arguing during and after the financial crisis that the London “Occupy” protesters had been morally and intellectually correct. On July 23 he gave a terribly detailed speech about the slow but ultimately successful recovery in the unemployment rate and… Read More