Simon Wren-Lewis is is Professor of Economic Policy in the Blavatnik School of Government at Oxford University, and a fellow of Merton College. He blogs at mainlymacro.
A country that stops investing in public infrastructure will find everything it does becomes more difficult.
In 2014, a brighter future outside the rUK was patriotic wishful thinking. Now it is almost a certainty.
Partisan newspapers and TV channels let "politicised truths" pass unchallenged, says Simon Wren-Lewis.
Joseph Stiglitz's new book The Euro: and Its Threat to the Future of Europe shows up faults in the design, and implementation, of the European project.
George Osborne’s austerity plan – now abandoned by the Tories – was the most costly macroeconomic policy mistake since the 1930s.
Simon Wren-Lewis reviews new books from the two "rock star" economists.
The meltdown in Athens and the mistakes of the IMF.
Osborne is using the budget as an excuse for reducing the size of the state. Labour must not follow his lead.
How did the coalition government manage to transform the media debate on macroeconomics so comprehensively - and what will happen now they have?
An essay by Simon Wren-Lewis, Professor of Economic Policy, Blavatnik School of Government, Oxford University and a Fellow of Merton College, Oxford University, which appears in the latest collection from the Resolution Foundation.