Julian Jessop

How much should we fear the return of the ‘bond vigilantes’?

11 January 2024 11:51 pm

BlackRock’s UK chief investment strategist, Vivek Paul, has warned this week that pre-election promises of large tax cuts or spending…

Is printing too much money the real cause of inflation?

1 September 2023 7:26 pm

Every month, the Bank of England publishes new data on the flows of money and credit around the UK economy.…

What economic crisis comes next?

18 March 2023 9:00 am

Could it be Credit Suisse?

Have we become too dependent on the state?

24 January 2023 5:09 am

I have to tip my hat to Civitas. The ‘Tufton Street’ think tank made quite a splash on Monday, including…

Liz Truss: my part in her downfall

29 October 2022 9:00 am

Her former economic adviser on what went wrong

The Energy Price Guarantee may cost much less than is feared

24 September 2022 9:00 am

The Energy Price Guarantee may cost much less than is feared

An energy price freeze is a very bad idea

27 August 2022 1:17 am

The confirmation of the huge jump in the Ofgem cap on domestic energy bills in October, and forecasts of even…

Cutting taxes isn't irresponsible

12 July 2022 7:50 pm

Everyone is supposed to have their 15 minutes of fame. Perhaps I have just had mine, after the contenders for…

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…