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4th April, 2009

McWilliams on the economy

David McWilliams, in his article on the collapse of the Icelandic economy (29/3/09), makes the observation: ‘‘Maybe if we want to avoid the Icelandic conundrum, where very good countries go bad, all we have to do is control the irrationality of the markets by heavy regulation.”

Is this not a case of poacher becoming gamekeeper? It wasn’t too many years ago that McWilliams was trumpeting the benefits of free...

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