Articles by Larry Elliott

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Britain’s Five Richest Families Worth More Than Poorest 20%
Larry Elliott – The Guardian, 17 Mar 2014

Oxfam report reveals scale of inequality in UK as charity appeals to chancellor over tax. The scale of Britain’s growing inequality is revealed today [17 Mar 2014] by a report from a leading charity showing that the country’s five richest families now own more wealth than the poorest 20% of the population.

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IMF Admits: We Failed To Realise the Damage Austerity Would Do to Greece
Larry Elliott, Phillip Inman and Helena Smith in Athens – The Guardian, 10 Jun 2013

The International Monetary Fund admitted it had failed to realise the damage austerity would do to Greece as the Washington-based organisation catalogued mistakes made during the bailout of the stricken eurozone country.

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Davos: An Unrealistic View from the Mountain
Larry Elliott – The Guardian, 7 Feb 2011

For those at the Davos World Economic Forum the future looks bright – but the truth may be bleaker for the rest of us. The theme of Davos this year was “shared norms for the new reality”, one of those phrases where the words can be rearranged in any order and remain utterly vacuous. Business leaders, policy leaders and the world’s smartest academics had five days in the high Alps to work out what this actually meant. Despite much head scratching not one of them could.

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Larry Elliott, 8 Dec 2008

The economic news last week was remorselessly grim from every corner of the globe. Factory output in Spain was down 12,8% in the 12 months to October; November’s new car sales in China were 10,3% lower than in the same month in 2007, perhaps helping to drive BMW sales down 25,4% last month. In the […]

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