The problem with the ratings agencies
Ireland and America are suffering the same problem with their contentious taxes.
Featuring statistics, and lots of them.
Must read analysis and comment. Featuring healthcare, welfare and the Euro scare.
The USA is once again on course for financial disaster through no fault but their own.
Must read analysis and comment. Featuring Spanish conservatives and an economist bust-up.
Can you ever have free-market highways?
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.