In this episode we discuss the Autumn Budget 2017 and look at some of the big questions it raises. Is austerity really over? How well do we really understand and measure our economy? And what kind of growth is the right kind of growth? Join Laurie Laybourn-Langton as he talks to Alfie Stirling, IPPR Senior Economic Analyst.
Present: Laurie Laybourn-Langton Producer: Sofie Jenkinson
Big Economy Chat #2: Autumn Budget 2017
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