Positive growth doesn’t mean we’re out of the woods yet

News today that Japan has recorded real growth in GDP in the last quarter. This on top of last week’s news that France and Germany also recorded growth, surely suggests that the world economy is now emerging from recession? Perhaps, but more likely than not the world economy will fall back into recession and deflation later this year.

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Blogging as a way of learning, teaching

This is my first entry on my first proper website, so there’s bound to be a few teething problems, but here goes.

Anyway, the idea behind this blog is that it will provide a way for me to communicate with existing and potential students as well as other people interested in the ideas involved. My aim is that this site becomes a lively forum for the discussion and debate of economics, politics, philosophy (and maybe a bit of maths!) being learnt at A-level and degree level. I also hope it will become a means by which students can help me understand things better as well as help each other achieve the grades they desire.