The second estimate for GDP in the second quarter of 2012 has been revised upwards, from a contraction of 0.7 per cent to a contraction of "just" 0.5 per cent.
The amount lost to foreign countries through tax dodging far outstrips the aid budget – and it could get worse.
"What might be an appropriate tactical response in some cases could not be considered to be a comprehensive strategic solution."
The economic historian penned a cover-piece for Newsweek which doesn't show the best grasp of his subject.
The reduced energy levels - and working hours - of the month of fasting affects the stock markets.
More economists join the revolt against austerity.
Why? It's the economy, stupid.
Leading economists who formerly backed Osborne urge him to change course.
In February 2010, a group of 20 economists endorsed George Osborne’s deficit-reduction plan. Today, many of them are deeply disillusioned with the Chancellor – so we asked them how they see things now.
The National Lottery has fundamentally altered the economics of sport in the UK.
People aged 18-24 have a less favourable view of older adults than most, it seems.
David Blanchflower makes the case for an immediate increase in public investment in building.
"You fucking Americans. Who are you to tell us, the rest of the world, that we’re not going to deal with Iranians?"
Return to growth in 2013, but stagnation continues.
Weak demand will continue to suppress growth, according to the National Institute of Economic and Social Research.
Today's disastrous GDP figures mean that the economy is now smaller than it was in the second quarter of 2010, when the coalition took over.
This was all so avoidable, and entirely predictable.
We are not doomed to slow growth or indefinite fiscal austerity.
Economy now smaller than when coalition took power
The release of the data on Britain's wellbeing shows some interesting trends
The IEA's Philip Booth examines how the economy is shrinking even with a strong labour market.
Investment in fixed assets rises by a fifth.
Construction and manufacturing are both contracting in the UK
Why not use QE to give holiday vouchers to northern Europe? No, really, why not?
A welcome forecast from Lloyds and Oxford Economics, with the cost of Games construction at £11.9bn.
The economy is back to where it was in 2006 - where do we go from here?
If consumers are determined to hoard cash, who will borrow?