Professor Peter Urwin comments on election results
18 May 2015
Quoted by newspapers such as the Washington Post and the New York Post, Professor Urwin said: "The pound surged against the euro and the dollar on news of a Conservative victory because the markets value continuity and fiscal austerity".
Having recently co-authored a book entitled “It’s the Economy, Stupid: Economics for Voters” Peter has been a coherent and knowledgeable voice about the Tory victory at the polls. His comment also reached other international publications, including VOA in Vietnam and My Ghana Online.
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