Kevin Maguire is an award winning political journalist, currently Associate Editor at the Daily Mirror newspaper and a columnist on the New Statesman and Tribune. Maguire was previously Chief Reporter for the Guardian and Labour Correspondent on the Daily Telegraph. He’s made TV and Radio programmes and is a frequent broadcaster on the BBC, Sky News and LBC radio, appearing on Have I Got News for You, Question Time and Any Questions
The rise and rise of behavioural economics
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