The Bank of England Gets it Wrong Yet Again (The Independent)



Dartmouth Economics Professor David “Danny” Blanchflower (photo by Joseph Mehling ’69)

Writing in The Independent, David Blanchflower, Bruce V. Rauner Professor of Economics, questions both the methods and the continuing optimism of the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee. “The Bank appears to be repeating the same mistakes that were made in the run-up to the recession,” he writes. “The public is entitled to know what went wrong at the Bank of England. The buck inevitably stops at the top.”

Blanchflower has joined The Independent (London) as a columnist. A frequent presence in the U.S. and international media, Blanchflower is also a contributing editor for BloombergTV.

Read the full story, published 2/20/12 by The Independent.

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