Must read analysis and comment. Featuring Tim Worstall, Ezra Klein, and – yes – pasties.
How a technical change in Treasury forecasting could help scrap the 45p tax rate.
Must-read comment and analysis. Featuring Robert Peston taking on the Bank of England.
Yes, minimum prices put money in the pockets of the supermarkets - but that's the necessary evil of the project.
Why so much is read into the words of the Fed chairman.
When your stock exchange wipes 99.75 per cent off its own value in less than a second, it might be t
What to expect in the week to come.
Featuring Marx, bank runs, and an unusual type of job creation.
Tax dodging, the Laffer curve, and the 50p rate
Budget, budget, budget!
How do you promote your campaign to phase out physical currency? Get an endorsement from ABBA, of co
Although superficially similar, high stamp duty is not a mansion tax
Can't handle the heat? Maybe the Tea Party isn't for you.
CPI and RPI both drop by 0.2 points
Pick of the economics comment | 19 March
Debt ceiling struggle raised concerns.
Featuring inequality, iPads, and ignorant Republicans
Featuring century bonds, Ben Bernanke, and patented mice.
Even before the Dodds-Frank Act comes into play, whistleblowing can be lucrative in the United State
The fringes of what constitutes tax avoidance may be hazy, but that doesn't mean that some cases are
A bright orange bottle of detergent has become the underworld equivalent of prison cigarettes.
Featuring high tax, high art and high interest rates.
A blue-sky proposal by an Asian investment bank raises questions of propriety.
Has the typical family gained from the UK's growth since the 1970s?
And the lowly pineapple finally makes it into basket of goods used to calculate inflation.
Featuring the mafia, mortgages and monetary policy.
It's the most exciting period of the year (for accountants): The run-up to the budget. But what's in
Unemployment figures released, second Greek bailout discussed, and goldbugs debating at the IEA.