14 January 2014

Prospects for the UK economy

Michael Saunders, Citigroup
Jonathan Portes, NIESR

At the first evening meeting of the new year on Tuesday 14 January, Michael Saunders of Citigroup and Jonathan Portes of NIESR went head to head over the prospects for the UK economy.

Michael Saunders and Jonathan Portes

Mr Saunders was the more optimistic of the two, forecasting above 3% economic growth this year (with upside risks) and questioning why some…

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