UK Central: the West Midlands sets an example for the rest of the country to follow
By Jerome Frost - 09 July 9:57

A holistic approach to infrastructure will encourage growth.

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Why has Labour deserted Keynesian economics when the case has never been stronger?
By Dom Boyle - 09 July 9:34

The Coalition’s continued austerity drive maintains its stranglehold on British growth.

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That Mark Carney effect in full
By Alex Hern - 04 July 12:21

The new Governor of the Bank of England makes sweeping changes.

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The zombies of Mayfair
By Nicholas Shaxson - 04 July 8:41

Private equity firms and hedge funds with their hidden fees don’t just skew markets – they often aren’t even very good. So why is your pension probably invested with one?

Leader: George Osborne may end up inheriting the wind
By New Statesman - 04 July 8:01

By refusing to contemplate any major changes to fiscal policy, Mr Osborne hopes to make a political virtue of his obstinacy.

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China: "please don't talk about our screwed-up banking system"
By Alex Hern - 03 July 14:51

Nobody panic. That's an order.

Why the US bond market matters
By Felix Martin - 03 July 14:15

Felix Martin's "Real Money" column.

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Strong PMI figures indicate return to growth in Q2 2013
By Alex Hern - 03 July 11:56

Maybe things don't suck?

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TfL takes over services to Hertfordshire
By Alex Hern - 03 July 10:19

The franchise model is slowly dying in London.

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Punishing unemployed people doesn't help them find work
By Alex Hern - 02 July 13:17

A new study from the Boston fed looks at the effect of unemployment insurance, and finds it doesn't encourage unemployment.

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Our warming planet, set to music
By Alex Hern - 02 July 10:52

This is what climate change sounds like.

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To boost wages, alter the balance of power in offices
By Alex Hern - 01 July 16:02

Publishing income tax records could help predistribute wealth.

Why you should care about the student loan fire-sale, even if you aren't a student
By Alex Hern - 28 June 15:11

Danny Alexander is out to get the worst return for your investment he can.

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Will the spending round crush urban growth?
By Alexandra Jones - 28 June 13:50

Alexandra Jones welcomes funding for skills, but worries that grants to pay for councils and growth have been wiped out.

We're working more, but doing less: why GDP is so low
By Alex Hern - 28 June 11:20

Productivity is down year-on-year for the fourth quarter in a row.

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David Cameron hasn't spoken about climate change for three years. Time is running out
By Luciana Berger - 28 June 9:06

It’s time the Prime Minister broke his silence and did something before it’s too late, writes Luciana Berger MP.

Danny Alexander confirms: the student loan book will be privatised
By Alex Hern - 27 June 12:12

Off the book borrowing of the worst kind.

Across Europe, austerity policies have caused stagnation and despair

There is a more humane way to restore our fortunes.

Osborne attacks people in tenuous employment
By Alex Hern - 26 June 15:21

Life on a zero-hour contract looks set to get much harder.

How the streaming-music boom is screwing over recording artists
By Alex Hern - 25 June 16:05

$0.000014 per song? Sign me up!

Scotland fixes stamp duty, the most broken tax in the nation
By Alex Hern - 25 June 10:34

Now when will the rest of Britain follow suit?

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Bitcoins seized by US government agency
By Alex Hern - 24 June 12:44

The DEA has seized $800 worth of Bitcoins in an unprecedented move.

A woman cycles past the Bank for International Settlements in Basel, Switzerland
The central bankers' central bank: a new banking crisis?
By Alex Hern - 24 June 10:33

But should the BIS be listened to at all?

GM foods: it's all about the economics
By Alex Hern - 21 June 16:26

The real concern about GM is that it extends intellectual property protection into our fields.

Mervyn King gets his life peerage and a lollipop, the rest of us get more misery
By Alex Andreou - 21 June 12:05

The newly ennobled Mervyn King blames “a collective lack of imagination” for the financial crisis. We, all of us, failed to see the iceberg. The only problem is that most of us were in the engine room shovelling coal.

Mark Carney: The George Clooney of finance
By Alex Brummer - 20 June 9:04

The new governor of the Bank of England, the Canadian Mark Carney, has been hailed as the saviour of the British economy. But who is he – and is his record that good?

Colonialism isn't the best answer to tax dodging
By Alex Hern - 19 June 17:15

Party like it's 1799.

Reading the G8 communique: did we win?
By Adrian Lovett - 19 June 11:48

When the difference between "for example" and "including" means the world.

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