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About Peter Warburton

Peter Warburton

Dr Peter Warburton is director of Economic Perspectives Ltd, an international consultancy, and managing director of Halkin Services Ltd. He was economist to Ruffer LLP, an investment management company, for 15 years and spent a similar length of time in the City as economic advisor and UK economist for the investment bank Robert Fleming and at Lehman Brothers. Previously, he was an economic researcher, forecaster and lecturer at the London Business School and what is now the Cass Business School. He published Debt and Delusion in 1999. He has been a member of the IEA’s Shadow Monetary Policy Committee since its inception in 1997. He is a contributor to the Practical History of Financial Markets course run by Didasko, an education company, at Edinburgh University, and teaches occasionally at Cardiff Business School.


Recent Posts by Peter Warburton:
Passive Investing and the Fragility of the Medium Dr Peter Warburton looks at Christopher Cole's essay 'What is water in the markets?'

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Gold stocks and the Three Bears Threats to the global economy and financial markets

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Can China reflate the world? An analysis of China’s financial and economic predicament

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GROWTH IS A BETTER STORY THAN VALUE Neither numbers, nor charts are sufficient in themselves: there must be a story!

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QE apologetics: the vampire strikes back! Quantitative Easing under fire

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THE DEBATE ON HIGHER RATES: LET BATTLE COMMENCE Dr Peter Warburton replies to Robin Marshall's response to his article on higher rates

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What does the flattening yield curve mean? Is this a golden moment to acquire bargain basement long-dated bonds? 

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How far can interest rates rise? How far should interest rates rise? Brexit is as irrelevant to the MPC’s task as the phases of the moon

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The most important chart in the world? This chart suggests that investors should reallocate to residential property

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Beware the unannounced interest rate increase Economist Peter Warburton explains the relationship between central banks and interest rates

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