Speaker Kitty Ussher in the FT's Spring Budget 2017 Comment Pages
Kitty Ussher is an economist and former Government Minister who discusses a range of issues related to politics and economics - including Brexit and the rise in political risk for businesses.
Regarding Hammond's Budget on 8th March 2017, Kitty's expert opinion has hit the FT’s Spring Budget 2017 Comment Pages.
"Leave the econometrics behind and tackle the social divisions," says Kitty.
"Economists have spent too much time trying (and failing) to predict the immediate economic implications of last year's referendum results, and not enough time understanding what it tells us about the underlying structure of the British economy".
(Quote source: FT’s Spring Budget 2017 Comment Pages)