Amazon's tax avoidance can only be solved at EU level
By Jon Worth - 10 April 11:58

Little-Britainism won't help us here.

UK unemployment will get worse before it gets better
By Richard Darlington - 10 April 11:32

Without targeted action, the UK will suffer.

A Tajik migrant texts in Moscow. Mobiles are an essential tool worldwide (Getty)
Consumption inequality is rising
By Alex Hern - 10 April 11:02

In the last thirty years, consumption inequality has risen as fast as income inequality.

A man protests Egypt's military rulers. But really he wants liberalism. (Getty)
Economics lookahead, w/c 9 April
By Alex Hern - 10 April 9:02

Short week, but that's no excuse not to pay attention.

Squatters occupying a house in March 2010 (Getty).
Opinionomics | 10 April 2012
By Alex Hern - 10 April 8:12

Must-read comment and analysis, including the death of publishing.

Big data
By Andy Cutler and Shehan Mohammed - 05 April 13:54

The UK economy could gain £216bn through the better management.

We need to focus on good apprenticeships
By Neil Lee - 05 April 12:22

Expanding provision should not be at the expense of quality.

Sweet like chocolate?
By Martha Gill - 05 April 11:37

Martha Gill's Irrational Animals column.

Could the fuel panic have pushed us out of recession? Does it matter? (Getty)
Does a technical recession really matter?
By Alex Hern - 05 April 10:20

We are balancing on a knife-edge, but it doesn't matter where we fall.

Opinionomics | 5 April 2012
By Alex Hern - 05 April 8:17

Must read comment and analysis

The Grey Tsunami
By Peter Diamond - 04 April 13:57

How to Reap a Healthy Longevity Dividend

Opinionomics | 4 April 2012
By Alex Hern - 04 April 7:39

Must read comment and analysis. Featuring robots.

Don't expect a green revolution in China soon
By Alex Hern - 03 April 13:36

Educated, networked Chinese young people care about the environment – but that doesn't tell us about

Who spends the most on beer?
By Alex Hern - 03 April 9:46

And other questions, answered by the US Bureau of Labour Statistics.

Opinionomics | 3 April 2012
By Alex Hern - 03 April 9:34

Must read comment and analysis, including a debate over risk aversion in financial regulation. Is th

"They don't know what they're talking about"
By Alex Hern - 02 April 14:43

The problem with the ratings agencies

The perils of non-compliance
By Alex Hern - 02 April 12:45

Ireland and America are suffering the same problem with their contentious taxes.

Economics lookahead, w/c 2 April
By Alex Hern - 02 April 10:40

Featuring statistics, and lots of them.

Opinionomics | 2 April 2012
By Alex Hern - 02 April 9:56

Must read analysis and comment. Featuring healthcare, welfare and the Euro scare.

Debt ceiling, round two
By Alex Hern - 30 March 13:10

The USA is once again on course for financial disaster through no fault but their own.

Arthur Laffer giving a keynote speech to University of Tennessee in better days
Opinionomics | 30 March 2012
By Alex Hern - 30 March 10:06

Must read analysis and comment. Featuring Spanish conservatives and an economist bust-up.

Even libertarians don't want private roads
By Alex Hern - 29 March 12:58

Can you ever have free-market highways?

Opinionomics | 29 March 2012
By Alex Hern - 29 March 10:45

Must read analysis and comment. Featuring Tim Worstall, Ezra Klein, and – yes – pasties.

Osborne's dynamic plan
By Alex Hern - 28 March 9:02

How a technical change in Treasury forecasting could help scrap the 45p tax rate.

Opinionomics | 28 March 2012
By Alex Hern - 28 March 7:55

Must-read comment and analysis. Featuring Robert Peston taking on the Bank of England.

The minimum price dilemma
By Alex Hern - 27 March 12:03

Yes, minimum prices put money in the pockets of the supermarkets - but that's the necessary evil of the project.

Bernankeology
By Alex Hern - 27 March 10:23

Why so much is read into the words of the Fed chairman.

Opinionomics | 27 March 2012
By Alex Hern - 27 March 7:54

Must read analysis and comment

The most awkward flash-crash possible
By Alex Hern - 26 March 10:34

When your stock exchange wipes 99.75 per cent off its own value in less than a second, it might be t

Economics lookahead: w/c 26 March
By Alex Hern - 26 March 9:23

What to expect in the week to come.

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