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Austerity politics and the IMF

01 Aug 2013, by in Economics

George Osborne’s austerity agenda continues to come under scrutiny from some authoritative voices, none more so than the International Monetary Fund (IMF) which visited the UK in May 2013 to conduct its annual ‘policy health-check’. Their conclusion was that the country “remains a long way from a strong and sustainable recovery”. What is immediately interesting…

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