Danny Blanchflower

Danny Blanchflower


Dartmouth Bloomberg, ex MPC & Stirling & author of "Not working: where have all the good jobs gone?" out June 2019 https://t.co/UCVcCloiW5

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Economists have been fighting a long fight with psychologists who always want to deny the obvious evidence @cgbrookings  published this today taking them on. We find 408 papers finding U-shapes they find none!

Big storms here almost daily our lake is several feet above normal levels and trees down all over the place here is one just up the street

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There are still some psychologists who falsely claim no u-shape in happiness in age see my website where I lay out case for ushapes in various papers but note there are a handful of papers that don’t find u-shapes but now these 408 that do case over duh

I turned on @FoxNews  and sadly to say Nigel Farage was talking about inflation let me say it was utterly clueless garbage unclear how he was qualified to talk about that or anything else other than beer or being a fascist

View from the top of Mr Philo Vermont we just climbed along Devil’s Chair Trail looking across Lake Champlain to New York State and the Adirondacks

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Few can claim to have got everything right about this pandemic, but none has been more consistently wrong than the threat-deniers, lockdown-haters, mask-defiers and let-it-rippers. Yet this is the one group to whom PM is never capable of saying “sod this”

My dear friend @williamkeegan  who I ALWAYS agree with so right Labour must say it out loud: Brexit needs to be reversed

I have a paper showing a 1pp rise in unempt lowers wellbeing five times more than a 1pp rise in inflation…

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put this fish nonsense into context there are 7000 jobs involved and Brexit is the dumbest choice made by any country other than going to war in 1000 years there are no economic benefits living standards will fall & with no deal they will fall a lot chaos reigns due to Brexidiots

Hundreds of thousands of jobs in the Uk hang in the balance in the name of protecting 57 fishing boats

My dear 92 year old mum just died from a heart attack no words

You are a blithering fool 446 million people in the EU 20 miles away you can take a train to versus 25 million people 10500 miles away are you really that stupid?

My 2 year old grandson Ollie just graduated from his survival swim class. Yesterday he had to jump in with his summer clothes and today with his winter ones truly amazing ?

The Uk has taken back its borders and decided to lower its living standards permanently in the most idiotic decision ever made by a country

chinless lying @michaelgove  compared experts like me to nazis and boy did the blithering fool need them look what a bloody mess he made

I have a new paper available on request showing that happiness is U-shaped in age minimizing at around age fifty in 132 countries - here it is for Europe from 1.2 million observations

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