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Manufacturing in Today’s Economy

If we agree that manufacturing still matters in our modern economies then it is important to evaluate how well we are doing it. In the article below, Sir Vince Cable …

The Founding of American Capitalism

It has been argued that Alexander Hamilton stands head and shoulders above the other ‘founding fathers’ of the US. He established some of the key institutions which underpinned the USA’s …

Does manufacturing matter?

In this article, Sir Vince Cable discusses manufacturing and whether it fits into modern economies. Echoes from Hamilton’s own Report on Manufacturing play out today as nations try to find …

The Financial Crisis: Theories and Influences

The financial crisis which hit the UK and the US and other countries in varying degrees over the period 2007-09 has forced economic policymakers to think afresh about the economic …

The Financial Crisis: Responses

In the aftermath of the Crash a fresh set of problems arose: how to prevent the drying up of credit, the loss of confident investors and the reluctance of households …

Politics and Economics

Sir Vince Cable is the leader of the Liberal Democrat party in the United Kingdom and the Member of Parliament for Twickenham. He was Secretary of State for Business Innovation …
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