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Andrew Sentance interview pt 3: Secular stagnation and the squeezed middle

By Jay Elwes  

Andrew Sentence is a former member of the Bank of England Monetary Policy Committee, the body responsible for setting UK interest rates. He is now Senior Economic Adviser at PwC and his latest book Rediscovering Growth, is part of the Perspectives series.

He spoke to the Prospector on a range of economic subjects, ranging from domestic concerns to macroeconomic policy. The interview will be published here in full over the coming days

Jay Elwes: What did you make of Larry Summers’s warning that secular stagnation was a risk?

Andrew Sentance: I think secular stagnation is too pessimistic, because it seems…

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