The OBR is recruiting an economist to join the secretariat and lead the OBR’s programme of analysis and forecasting on issues including the global economy and UK financial and asset markets. This will be a flexible post which will provide the post-holder with the opportunity to become involved in a range of the OBR’s work across both economy and fiscal analysis. This is a unique opportunity to shape the analytical work of a new and important institution which will play a central role in the UK’s economic and fiscal policy framework


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Well, yes, obviously it was never *really* meant to be independent, was it.  We've had scienciness, truthiness, accountabilitiness so why not independentiness?

[h/t @DuncanWeldon on that Twitter]