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Chris Giles

Economics Editor — Financial Times
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RT @greenmiranda: Perfect fireside chat for a snowy Saturday. @SebastianEPayne talks to @PickardJE and @GeorgeWParker about Corbyn an…
@cjsnowdon @jdportes I think I can adjudicate. If ihe result hinges on a legitimate question of policy shift, it is invalidated.
@cjsnowdon @jdportes My view on a fair "sticking to the cuts" assumption is that a nominal rise in benefits would count as "sticking to the cuts" so long as the implied real cut was not diluted. If the specific inflation measure to be used matters, CPI Vs expected CPI dominates Fair?
@jdportes @cjsnowdon Sure. This is also quite a bet on inflation. Hope @bankofengland are noticing. Money bet publicly on their inflation credentials.
@cjsnowdon @jdportes So, a faster rise than in the 2nd half of the 1980s. Haven't considered the probabilities much. But if it happens, that will be noticed. It was in the 1980s (and then we had rapid income growth)
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