By Alex Hern - 24 September 9:15
It's all about countercyclical spending.
By Gavin Kelly and Nick Pearce - 19 September 12:05
Labour has to show it has what it takes to govern through the fiscal vice that it will inherit.
By Christopher Snowdon - 18 September 8:51
The UK's outdated gambling legislation still needs updating.
By Alastair Harper - 15 September 16:54
The green economy in Britain is thriving - so why are politicians so reluctant to talk about it?
By George Eaton - 12 September 9:56
The Chancellor will abandon his debt rule to prevent even deeper cuts.
By Alex Hern - 03 September 12:58
New York's attorney-general starts examining private equity firms
By Margarida Madaleno - 29 August 15:59
The country instituted an emergency tax for three years to sort out its problems. Should we?
By Alex Hern - 28 August 8:24
Compared to the fiscal cliff, a carbon tax would boost growth while cutting emissions.
By Alex Hern - 22 August 15:47
Tesco-only crisis loans, and paternalism for the poor. Marvellous.
By Margarida Madaleno - 17 August 10:17
The financial newswire argues that such a tax could cut debt and cool the planet.
By Margarida Madaleno - 16 August 14:11
Hardline deficit hawks sometimes make surprising moves.
By George Eaton - 15 August 13:50
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.
By Alex Hern - 15 August 9:23
Compared to Ryan's budgets, Cameron's coalition looks positively profligate.
By Alex Hern - 14 August 9:07
What would you cut?
By Alex Hern - 13 August 14:30
Has the money lost heart, or is it the bureaucrats?
By Alex Hern - 13 August 9:49
To achieve his plan, Ryan would have to enact spending cuts which are "beyond draconian".
By Alex Hern - 09 August 12:05
It's not just a 0.2 per cent Robin Hood tax which Hollande introduced.
By George Eaton - 06 August 9:12
It would expose the myth that the market punishes higher borrowing.
By Alex Hern - 02 August 15:18
Your move, Mittens.
By Alex Hern - 26 July 10:52
Taxmaggedon's not averted, but the competition is on fair ground
By Jonathan Portes - 25 July 15:15
We are not doomed to slow growth or indefinite fiscal austerity.
By Ian Mulheirn - 20 July 16:59
Funded stimulus will take real political leadership to pull off.
By Jonathan Portes - 20 July 10:05
Slowing the cuts would not trigger a bond market revolt.
By Anna Lezard - 18 July 17:05
Coca Cola takes a lead from McDonald's.
By Alex Hern - 18 July 14:02
Outsourcing government policy since 2010
By Naomi Clayton - 12 July 17:24
Towns which were doing well in 1901 are still the best now; lack of progress is hard to turn around.
By Alex Hern - 10 July 13:06
A $0.5bn golden goodbye is nice to have for anyone.
By Jonathan Bradshaw - 27 June 16:31
We need to invest more money in eradicating child poverty, not simply shift current expenditure around.
By Alex Hern - 26 June 10:28
The state borrowed £17.9bn in May