NHS Funding

Comment on the NHS 5-Year Forward View Funding There is considerable confusion over the figures in the recently published NHS Forward Review. The funding scenarios in the Forward View are less than transparent in what they suggest. This is because the scenarios encompass a) funding requirements for infrastructure and operational investment, b) an attenuation of demand pressures, and, only partly explained, suggested efficiency Read More
Leave a comment

A Review of Capital in the 21st Century by Thomas Piketty

Introduction
In drawing attention to income and wealth inequalities across the globe – based on
an impressive array of historical data – Thomas Piketty has provided a considerable
service to an economics profession obsessed, as he argues, with spurious
mathematical modelling. However, what is far less certain is whether he delivers
what his book “Capital in the 21st Century” Read More
Leave a comment