What do Japan's "lost decade" and the intractable problem facing bitcoin have in common? Deflation.
What would Britain be like if the income distribution was the same as in 1977?
As the country gears up for its first ever democratic transition, the secular liberal parties have been threatened into silence.
Yes, you read that right.
The ONS figures show stagnation is still the name of the game.
We're still caught up in a 1980s mindset.
Abenomics is more that just a Japanese story.
It's simple, until it's not.
Strip out all special factors and total borrowing was £400m higher in 2012-13 than in the previous year.
The plan to help first-time buyers is "very much a work in progress", say Andrew Tyrie and colleagues.
More trouble for "downgraded Chancellor" George Osborne.
After some neglect, the UK is ramping up investment in its economic infrastructure. A Minister for Infrastructure should now lead the charge, writes Alexander Jan.
€247.04 a month for food.
The ETS is dead, long live climate change.
Charts of the day.
Not really, no.
The squeeze is still very much in effect.
How bad did Reinhart and Rogoff get it?
"Consideration should be given to greater near-term flexibility in the fiscal adjustment path."
This is not the hope you're looking for.
What could replace it? "Adopt-a-granny" schemes, or a National Care Service, maybe.
When being half-right can be worse than being wrong.
How no job leads to no job.
"Three generations of worklessness": still not that common.
Gold is the ultimate hedge against bad stuff. If people are selling it, maybe things aren't so bad.
Margaret Thatcher's economic legacy was prompted by the 1976 Labour government's capitulation to the IMF – but she took it much further.
A lot of booms and busts until it dies for good.
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.
Credit-backed money could be passed around the nation after the implementation of capital controls.
Sometimes you want to make everyone better off, not just the rich.