Paul De Grauwe's picture
Affiliation: 
London School of Economics
Credentials: 
Professor of economics

Voting history

Devolving Income Tax Powers within the UK

Question 2: Do you agree that that there is a clear economic case for establishing "English votes for English laws" with the same tax and spending powers as the Scottish Parliament?

Answer:
Neither agree nor disagree
Confidence level:
Confident

Question 1: Do you agree that the economic benefits of devolving full income tax powers to the Scottish Parliament and Welsh Assembly outweigh the possible costs?

Answer:
Neither agree nor disagree
Confidence level:
Very confident

Secular Stagnation

Question 2: Do you think that current structural and fiscal policies should place a considerably greater emphasis on pushing the natural rate into positive territory?

Answer:
Neither agree nor disagree
Confidence level:
Confident
Comment:
I am not convinced that the natural rate has become negative. As s result, I find it difficult to answer this question as it assumes that the natural rate is negative today.

Question 1: Do you agree- making your own definition of secular stagnation clear if you disagree with that offered here- that it is more likely than not that the advanced Western economies have entered into a period of secular stagnation?

Answer:
Neither agree nor disagree
Confidence level:
Not confident

Migration and the UK economy August 2014

Question 2: Do you agree that current government policies with respect to non-EU migration (including policies on students, skilled workers, and family migration) are effective in maximizing the gains to the economy from migration while minimizing any possible negative impact to specific groups?

Answer:
Disagree
Confidence level:
Very confident

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