In America a congressional staffer gets fired, and in Britain an indie music website gets blocked, all in the name of rent-seeking.
In the wake of Starbucks’ tax U-turn, we need to acknowledge that multinationals already choose whether to pay tax or not - and make them pay their fair share.
The government agrees to act on payday lending.
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NIESR's Jonathan Portes on the Autumn Statement.
Benefits bear the brunt of a fiscally neutral Autumn Statement. Refresh and scroll down for updates.
We've got to try and prevent the next crisis – but also plan for what happens if we don't, writes Victoria Barr
Chris Nicholas gives a primer of the state of tax in the UK.
Climb in your metal Orca and breach the sea.
Transfers from rich areas to poor ones are really very useful for not screwing up the economy.
More people working part time.
Tackling the legal loan sharks.
"Let's tax people more than they earn, that'll work."
Not a paragon of efficiency.
Unless we want to rehouse hundreds of thousands of people: yes.
Sometimes the simplest things can have wide-ranging effects.
Controversial ideas of the past are becoming consensus of the present.
"Nominal wage rigidity" is one of the bigger gaps in theoretical economics.
Elliott Capital Management must now be paid at the same time Argentina pays its normal bondholders.
We can’t just rely on companies cleaning up their tax affairs. We need international, intergovernmental action on tax justice, and the UK should deliver it.
There's a chicken/egg problem at work.
The legal loan sharks have been cautioned.
The disastrous record of the rating agencies proves that they do not deserve their exalted position.
The public discourse of welfare in the UK seems to be caught in a vicious circle, where the media, politicians and public feed into each other.
"Are you operating as a kind of rogue economist?" Jesse Norman MP attacks Jonathan Portes.
Businesses need to know what will happen in the future, writes RenewablesUK's Maf Smith. A government in turmoil can't provide that.
Change is always tricky, but it's far from impossible, writes Green Alliance's Alastair Harper.
Half way through the parliamentary term, how is the government doing? Not too well, writes One Society's Larissa Hansford.