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George Pickering

AwardsGeorge and Joele Eddy Prize at Mises University

George Pickering is a 2018 Mises Institute Research Fellow and a student of economic history at the London School of Economics.

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As Lending Standards Fall, Worries of a New Bust Rise

Financial MarketsGlobal Economy

Blog02/20/2019

New research is sparking fears that junk debt could trigger a repeat of the 2008 crash.

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The UK Government’s "Secret Plan" to Slash Taxes After a No-Deal Brexit

Blog02/14/2019

UK politicians are now at war as some push to make Brexit a catalyst for pro-market reforms such as slashing taxes. Others, however, want to double down on the worst the EU bureaucracy has to offer.

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The Plan to "End Government Control" of the BBC Isn’t As Good As It Sounds

Bureaucracy and RegulationMedia and Culture

Blog09/07/2018

The British Broadcasting Corp will remain firmly ensconced within the British state for the foreseeable future.

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An Uber-Like Service Might Help Patients Escape Britain’s Socialist Health System

Bureaucracy and RegulationHealth

Blog08/28/2018

Entrepreneurs are attempting to use new Uber-like technologies to lessen the deadly wait times and general lack of service that comes with Britain's sclerotic state health system.

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British Manufacturing Slumps as Bank of England Raises Interest Rates

Booms and BustsBusiness Cycles

08/14/2018Audio/Video
"Higher order" industries like manufacturing and mining are particularly sensitive to changes in interest rates. And it doesn't look like anything's different this time around.
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