By Alex Hern - 20 August 12:34
The economic historian penned a cover-piece for Newsweek which doesn't show the best grasp of his subject.
By Alex Morton - 20 August 9:15
Sell off the priciest homes, build more with the money, and everybody wins, argues Policy Exchange.
By Adam Ramsey - 18 August 10:09
The reduced energy levels - and working hours - of the month of fasting affects the stock markets.
By Alex Hern - 17 August 15:01
A group of influential young Tories have accused Britons of being "lazy".
By Alex Hern - 16 August 12:40
Why? It's the economy, stupid.
By Alex Hern - 16 August 10:39
Juan Manuel Sanchez Gordillo had accompanied activists on supermarket raids where food was distributed to the poor.
By Alex Hern - 15 August 10:20
Who wins the smackdown of the sub-par train operating companies?
By Alex Hern - 15 August 9:23
Compared to Ryan's budgets, Cameron's coalition looks positively profligate.
By Margarida Madaleno - 14 August 14:38
200,000 fewer people flew into London in July than last year.
By Alex Hern - 14 August 12:29
"Sound money", raising interest rates and Ayn Rand: he's got it all.
By Alex Hern - 14 August 9:07
What would you cut?
By Alex Hern - 13 August 14:30
Has the money lost heart, or is it the bureaucrats?
By Alex Hern - 13 August 9:49
To achieve his plan, Ryan would have to enact spending cuts which are "beyond draconian".
By Alex Hern - 10 August 15:46
Junk emails cost $20bn a year. Not just an irritation.
By Alex Hern - 10 August 11:32
French healthcare inflation vs US healthcare inflation! Beer inflation! Spanish inflation!
By Alex Hern - 09 August 12:05
It's not just a 0.2 per cent Robin Hood tax which Hollande introduced.
By Sara Kelly - 08 August 15:57
We need fast broadband, and we need it everywhere. But is it harder to do with one company controlling a third of the market?
By Alex Hern - 08 August 14:57
Tax haven remains tax haven.
By Adam Lent and Greg Fisher - 08 August 13:49
If we stop trying to simplify our economic models, we can improve policy.
By Alex Hern - 08 August 9:24
When 15 per cent of graduates default in three years, there's problems with a system.
By Ryan Shorthouse - 07 August 15:10
Ryan Shorthouse of the Social Market Foundation explains the reasoning behind social impact bonds.
By Carl Packman - 07 August 14:09
The Bright Blue conference revealed some allies in the fight against the payday lenders
By Alex Hern - 07 August 12:47
High frequency trading has experienced a boom in the last five years. What next?
By Alex Hern - 07 August 8:15
"You fucking Americans. Who are you to tell us, the rest of the world, that we’re not going to deal with Iranians?"
By The Equality Trust - 07 August 7:32
The Equality Trust presents their digest of the causes of the riots.
By Jon Slater - 06 August 13:21
A small tax on each transaction will stop pointless yet risky high-frequency trading.
By Alex Hern - 03 August 10:37
The Children's Development Khazana helps Indian street kids guard their money.
By Alex Hern - 03 August 9:49
Knight Capital lost $10m a minute. Bane could learn a thing or two.
By Alex Hern - 03 August 8:42
The problem is, he isn't really following it to the letter.
By Alex Hern - 02 August 11:04
The central bank sees the merit of the carrot and the stick. Democracy? Not so much.