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Felix Martin is a macroeconomist, bond trader and the author of Money: the Unauthorised Biography
A behavioural economist’s powerful insights about how acting in our individual interests can be collectively self-defeating.
In finance, profits can only be made by defrauding customers, destroying competitors and capturing governments. In short, by sabotage.
Cheap credit is creating the conditions for the next financial crisis.
We don’t believe politicians and we don’t trust experts – so who is fit to run our central banks?
The world economy is growing, yet among experts there is a nagging sense that the good times cannot last.
In an age of science and statistics, thinkers such as Marx and Adam Smith may hold the answer to capitalism’s crisis.
The lighter fuel of bigger deficits is about to be poured on to the fire of still ultra-loose monetary policy.
Support from the under-40s helped Jeremy Corbyn confound expectations in the election – but why?
We should ask what kind of financial sector we really want.
Matteo Renzi's resignation reminds us that populism has financial consequences.