By Sophie McBain - 12 February 15:00
A UN report released today has found that progress made towards reducing poverty is at risk of being reversed because of widening inequality and a failure to strengthen women's rights.
By Dom Boyle - 10 February 16:46
Nobody doubted a return to growth under austerity was possible - but all the evidence suggests it has been hampered by George Osborne's radically anti-stimulus position.
By Oliver Williams - 24 January 17:32
Economist Jim O'Neil has grouped Mexico, India, Nigeria and Turkey together as the economies most likely to explode over the next decade. But there are lessons to be learned from the BRICs - a rising tide does not lift all boats.
By George Eaton - 24 January 14:41
The former US treasury secretary points out to the Chancellor that while the US economy exceeded its pre-recession peak years ago, the UK is still catching up.
By Duncan Exley - 20 November 16:38
An inequality test should be applied to all government policies to assess whether they will increase the gap between the richest and the rest.
By David Blanchflower - 06 November 16:41
The increase in growth has been driven by rising consumer debt and reverse austerity. Investment and wages remain stagnant.
By Heidi Vella - 25 October 12:17
How is the economy fairing?
By Jonathan Portes - 10 September 15:25
The Chancellor's claim that "the pace of fiscal consolidation has not changed" is not supported by any of the available data.
By George Eaton - 25 July 12:45
Including, this is still the slowest recovery for 100 years, the economy is 3.3% smaller and unemployment hasn't fallen for six months.
By New Statesman - 14 June 11:32
Until the government marries monetary activism with fiscal activism, Britain will not have a recovery worthy of the name.
By Felix Martin - 06 June 12:14
Felix Martin's "Real Money" column.
By Dominic White and Richard Mylles - 29 May 16:06
British households have become more, not less, concerned over the last five years.
By Alex Hern - 25 April 9:31
The ONS figures show stagnation is still the name of the game.
By Ed Cox - 12 April 11:56
While the coalition dithers on its growth strategy, the Labour peer has set out precisely the rebalancing the nation needs to recover from the crash.
By Alex Hern - 04 April 10:42
Services sector saves the day.
By Duncan Weldon - 12 March 14:30
The economy is stuck and without a change in government policy the slump is set to continue, writes the TUC's Duncan Weldon.
By Alex Hern - 27 February 9:53
By Alex Hern - 26 February 11:14
Welcome to stagnation. It's not a nice place to be.
By Alex Hern - 14 February 13:44
GDP down worldwide.
By David Blanchflower - 07 February 15:38
The new Bank of England governor doesn’t start until July but he has some important decisions to make before then.
By Jim Taylor - 07 February 11:38
If our forecasts carry on being made on faulty assumptions the government will never learn.
By Alex Hern - 01 February 17:32
The Economist endorses a bit of NGDP targeting, for a bit, in a bit.
By Alex Hern - 28 January 13:36
The fact that austerity has failed does not mean no-one tried to implement it.
By Helen Lewis - 26 January 9:54
In the wake of the negative GDP figures, the London mayor joins the chorus of voices questioning austerity.
By Alex Hern - 25 January 9:30
Estimates present problems for the government.
By Alex Hern - 25 January 7:40
Prepared for the worst.
By George Eaton - 11 January 15:38
Danger of a triple-dip recession as NIESR forecasts that the economy contracted by 0.3 per cent in the final quarter of 2012.
By New Statesman - 11 January 9:12
Expected to create 600,000 jobs.
By Alastair Harper - 13 December 17:05
Cities are where the biggest experiments can take place; look to them to see the future of the UK.
By New Statesman - 05 December 16:25
The results of Mr Osborne’s strategy were both predictable and predicted. But he has continued regardless.