Daily Archives: February 19, 2010

In Friday’s FT, more than 60 leading economists back the decision of Alistair Darling, UK finance minister, to delay spending cuts until 2011. In two letters, they argue that (1) a sharp shock now would be dangerous; and (2) the first priority must be to restore robust growth.

Rachel Lomax, Lord Skidelsky, Brad DeLong and Joseph Stiglitz are among those to have co-signed the letters. Read more