Britain is awash with debt, while government policy encourages inflation. But theoretical inflation sorts a lot of stuff out, while actual inflation will hurt.
Tim Harford's book reviewed.
The Chancellor's claim that "the pace of fiscal consolidation has not changed" is not supported by any of the available data.
The British premium automaker introduces its first ever sports crossover concept vehicle.
Maybe our tin-headed overlords will just become another set of tools on the job.
You need to be pretty lucky to make the most of it.
Reports of the death of popular economics turn out to have been greatly exaggerated, as two new books by Edmund Phelps, Sendhil Mullainathan and Eldar Shafir, make clear.
Tax avoidance is now endemic, with companies and the wealthy often paying derisory amounts of tax. Public anger has so far met with hollow rhetoric, handwringing and vested interest rationalisations. Robust steps to stamp it out are needed.
Carl Packman asks if we can be comfortable living in a country where Wonga makes millions.
Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) reaches to a two-and-a-half year high of 57.2
The Adam Smith Institute has accused the government of propping up the housing bubble.
The compensation package will be paid in three installments of £363m.
How do you get a call centre to do anything for you that involves change, or taking responsibility? Robert Skidelsky and Nan Craig on the downsides of our overdependence on a service economy.
What's inflation going to be? Wanna bet?
Have you ever wondered whether losing both parents to a tragedy might be a bad thing or not? Well, economists did.
The output gap is a strange and unpredictable beast, writes Nida Broughton.
At least 26 million unemployed people will be looking for work across Europe this summer, while in Britain, 2,400 bankers are earning over €1m a year - real pounds and euros that should be better spread out.
The third-poorest country in the EU, Latvia punitive welfare conditions and the exclusion of Russian-speakers from surrounding nations has lead to a depopulation of 30,000 a year.
What kind of a social model is it that leaves half of young people out of work? George Eaton profiles Spain's employment woes.
The economy has been sailing smoothly this summer. But winter is coming…
That'll be £150,000, if y… oh, you're in London? Make it £1.5m.
We're almost in Wongaland already, writes Carl Packman.
A “1 bedroom studio” in Highgate Village turns out to be little more than a garage with a shower in it.
The world's biggest online drug marketplace is more like the world's biggest service company
There's a whole class of policies which could cut the deficit in the medium to long term, which the government is ignoring. It's a sign of how weak public debate has become.
Fracking won't help our industrial base, if the Dutch disease is anything to go by.
The Hyperloop as pitched – as a $6bn project usefully linking two cities – can't exist. But the excitement around it could destroy any hopes for a workable Californian high speed rail link.
Employment rises by 0.1 percentage point to 71.5 per cent.
A nudge here, an organ there.