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Myth 5: The private sector is more efficient than the public sector

There is no evidence of greater efficiency, explains Dinyar Godrej.

Filed in: Economics Finance

Myth 4: Economic migrants are a drain on rich world economies

Migration follows a demand for labour - and benefits the receiving country, writes Dinyar Godrej.

Filed in: Economics Finance Migration

Myth 3: Taxing the rich scares off investors and stalls economic performance

Taxation creates prosperity just as much as private enterprise, says David Ransom.

Filed in: Economics Finance

'I predict...'

Economists don’t always get it right…

Filed in: Economics Finance

Economic Myth 2: Deficit reduction is the only way out of a slump

Don’t rely on those who caused the crash to resolve it, argues David Ransom.

Filed in: Economics Finance

Myth 1: Austerity will lead to 'jobs and growth'

It’s wrong to sell austerity as a cure for economic woes, says Dinyar Godrej.

Filed in: Economics Work

10 economic myths we need to junk

A brief introduction from Dinyar Godrej and David Ransom.

Filed in: Economics

Myth 10: Growth is the only way

Dinyar Godrej explains why we need to find another way, fast.

Filed in: Economics Finance

Myth 9: Everyone has to pay their debts

We need debt management not reduction, says Dinyar Godrej.

Filed in: Debt Economics Finance

Myth 8: Organized labour is regressive

David Ransom argues that the opposite is actually true.

Filed in: Economics Trade Unions

The Left should embrace degrowth

Giorgos Kallis explains why we should all be living ‘the degrowth way’.

Filed in: Economics Political Theory Politics Sustainability

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