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Should we take Corbynomics seriously?

Graham Watson

20th August 2015

The Guardian carries a piece by the Keynesian economics Robert Skidelsky who, argues that some of Jeremy Corbyn's economic ideas have a degree of sense. The notion of a national sovereign wealth fund is interesting - Anthony Atkinson talks about it in "Inequality" - and other nations, notably Norway, have accumulated significant assets as a result. But is it really better to leave these funds with the government rather than the private sector?

Graham Watson

Graham Watson has taught Economics for over twenty years. He contributes to Tutor2U, reads voraciously and is interested in all aspects of Teaching and Learning.

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