By Chris Mullin - 07 June 12:00
In recent years, with the help of a substantial capital injection from the EU, Liverpool has undergone a long-overdue renaissance. A friend of mine once asked the city’s former Anglican bishop David Sheppard how he explained the revival, to which Sheppard
By Bryan Appleyard - 07 June 11:45
Finance, like fiction, needs a narrative. Money being a belief system - it is always possible to believe our way out of a crisis.
By Felix Martin - 06 June 12:14
Felix Martin's "Real Money" column.
By Alex Hern - 06 June 10:15
It doesn't even need capping.
By Alex Hern - 05 June 15:25
I'd still rather be growing slowly at a high level of development than the other way round.
By New Statesman - 05 June 12:42
Fed Chairman gives Princeton graduation speech.
By Alex Hern - 05 June 11:07
While the UK debates ending universality, economists in America are talking about making income itself universal.
By Alex Hern - 04 June 11:28
"He may really deserve to be called a moron".
By Alex Hern - 03 June 16:54
Accused of conspiring with publishers to raise prices.
By Alex Hern - 03 June 11:06
Indicators show slowing rate of decline in industry.
By Pawe? Morski - 31 May 9:52
Is the Chancellor an accelerationist sleeper-agent sworn to provoke a socialist revolution?
By Alex Hern - 31 May 9:05
A teachable moment in austerity.
By Alex Hern - 30 May 12:19
IDS is spinning furiously.
By Carl Packman - 30 May 10:27
Access to banking, co-operative credit and caps on interest should all be considered.
By Dominic White and Richard Mylles - 29 May 16:06
British households have become more, not less, concerned over the last five years.
By Adrian Lovett - 29 May 11:05
The good news is, we're reaching them.
By Alex Hern - 28 May 14:40
Head, meet desk.
By Alex Hern - 28 May 13:20
Graduating into a recession is hard; at least you can not pay your loans until you earn a bit.
By Alex Hern - 28 May 11:41
When Keep it Simple, Stupid comes into its own.
By Alex Hern - 28 May 9:39
The burned economists write an open letter to Paul Krugman, hitting back at his claims.
By Gordon Edge - 23 May 17:13
A new government report outlines the economic case for renewable energy, writes RenewableUK’s Gordon Edge.
By Peter Wilby - 23 May 15:52
Peter Wilby's "First Thoughts" column.
By Alex Hern - 23 May 12:52
Stagnation continues, writes Alex Hern.
By Duncan Green - 23 May 10:18
A new Oxfam report reveals the crushing effects of roller-coaster food prices.
By Mary O'Hara - 22 May 11:22
A new project aims to give a voice to the people harmed by austerity. Mary O'Hara introduces it.
By Alex Hern - 21 May 11:31
Alex Hern speaks to Michael Sandel about morality in politics and the markets.
By Alex Hern - 20 May 18:00
People don't like thinking about hard problems while the economy is a mess.
By Alex Hern - 20 May 13:22
Counting cranes and railroad traffic.
By Philip Booth - 20 May 11:34
A new report finds that, after a small boost in health, retirement isn't as refreshing as many think.