Julian Jessop

Are we heading for a Platinum Jubilee recession?

4 June 2022 4:30 pm

Occasionally I despair of my own profession. Even economists should be able to enjoy a long weekend. Yet some of…

Are sanctions on Russia failing?

15 May 2022 4:00 pm

Sanctions are the West’s key weapon in the fight against Putin, but there are signs that Russia’s economy and financial…

Ignore the dollar doomsayers

15 April 2022 5:00 pm

So, it’s official. The global rating agency S&P has determined that the Russian government has defaulted on part of its…

What happens if Russia defaults?

15 March 2022 4:15 am

Well down the list of things to worry about as the ghastly Ukrainian tragedy unfolds is the high probability that the…

Scotland’s four-day week policy would be a disaster

4 September 2021 12:02 am

A shock poll commissioned by the IPPR Scotland thinktank has revealed this week that more than 80 per cent of…