“John Kay”:http://www.johnkay.com has a very good “short essay(link to subscription page on the FT site)”:http://www.ft.com/servlet/ContentServer?pagename=FT.com/StoryFT/FullStory&c=StoryFT&cid=1083180430082&p=1012571727102 in the Financial Times [sub] on the (usually minor) impact of interest rate changes on output, consumption and investment and on the misleading fashion for anticipating and recording each little movement. The essay is also “available(link to John Kay’s site)”:http://www.johnkay.com/trends/334 on Kay’s own site.
Peter Gallagher is student of piano and photography. He was formerly a senior trade official of the Australian government. For some years after leaving government, he consulted to international organizations, governments and business groups on trade and public policy.
He teaches graduate classes at the University of Adelaide on trade research methods and the role of firms in trade and growth and tweets trade (and other) stuff from @pwgallagher