Discussion: do Keynesians have a limit on deficit?

This article is really just a place for me to continue a conversation I’ve been having with @mcnalu and @spatchcockable on Twitter.  The 140 characters started off as restrictive then descended into farce. But you may also be able to help aid my understanding of this topic so I’ll lay out some background. There’s been … More Discussion: do Keynesians have a limit on deficit?

Meme-busting: whisky, export duty, English ports and GDP

This one has been covered a few times elsewhere so it’s a nice easy start to the “meme-busting” that I hope to make a regular feature on the blog. It’s all about this: It goes something like this: Scotland produces x amount of goods, including y amount of very valuable whisky. These goods are exported … More Meme-busting: whisky, export duty, English ports and GDP

62% polls, competent governments and viable opposition

A few weeks ago a new TNS poll made headline news across Scotland and was the subject of much incredulity amongst those of us who don’t support the SNP.  From a poll of 1029 Scots, 62% of those who declared a preference for any party indicated that they intend to vote SNP at next year’s … More 62% polls, competent governments and viable opposition