Tuesday 17 January 2017

My economic scale

Published 05/12/2012 | 05:00

• Long, long ago as a lad with high hopes I studied economics at university. Back then we had pro-cyclical and anti-cyclical economic policies, elastic and inelastic demand. We had things called 'Giffen Goods', which may or may not even have existed.

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Later we got PPPs (Public Private Partnerships) – not many of them around now. We've had bull markets and bear markets.

Well, I'd like to update the world of economics by introducing the new pig and dog index.

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