New broom. Corbyn and McDonnell are building a new economic policy.
One of Jeremy Corbyn's picks for his economic advisory team is doubtful about the viability of a Robin Hood tax, but sees little obstacle to public ownership in the banking sector.
As the Australian government tightens its belt, consumers end up spending more of their own money on health.
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Australians are picking up some of the slack of government belt-tightening by paying more for health, with experts concerned this could reduce the equity in Australia's health system.
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One of the experts behind the ONS' well-being project explains why it's so important for the government to know how you're feeling.
Chair Yellen and her colleagues decided the economy isn’t ready.
The Fed's policy-setting committee decided to keep its benchmark interest rate unchanged. Here's why that's the wrong call.
Bastiat would understand would Uber is going through in Paris.
The economist Frédéric Bastiat didn't experience the "sharing economy," but he knew the ludicrousness of wailing against a "foreign technology."
Not all elderly Chinese people live with their children.
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When you scrape below the surface it's not hard to see that 'culture' is the wrong answer to almost every question.
Firing line. Corbyn’s economic plans face scrutiny.
There are some important parts of Corbynomics that can offer a clear, distinctive and viable economic programme with which to confront the government.
What a waste.
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The 'linear economy' that drove 20th-century leaps in wealth is no longer sustainable, and our standard of living will not survive without a dramatic redesign.
US Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen and European Central Bank President Mario Draghi have seen quantitative easing pay off, but what about on the way out?
The biggest factor behind the recessionary trend is not the Chinese market, austerity budgets, or even the threat of higher US interest rates this year.
Time to reorder the flags?
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Back in 2001, a Goldman Sachs economist said Brazil, Russia, India and China would become the powerhouses of the global economy in the coming decades. Is that still in the cards?
Mind the gap: Britain will need to raise rates with care.
Why do interest rates have to go up, and what's stopping central bankers doing it right now?
Is Britain offering enough protection for its diverse pool of small businesses?
A new Tory government, but true-blue business owners might be feeling short-changed.
Running the economy is a bit like running a race…
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My buddy is training for his third Chicago Marathon. I’m preparing for a 10K mud-run. He’s really fit and a family nurse practitioner, so I seek his advice on how to get in shape and what to eat. His advice…
Victoria Island waterfront in Lagos. President Buhari needs to emulate China and South Korea by urgently investing in science and technology to take Nigeria’s economy to the next level.
Investing in science, technology and innovation can help give Nigeria a positive lift in many sectors of the economy.
Doing the numbers dance.
The arithmetic for town halls and previously endangered Whitehall departments is now distinctly rosier.
Boxing clever? Osborne delivers.
Instant reaction from academics as George Osborne delivers his post-election budget.
Set in stone?
A Greek default and exit from the eurozone might cost the UK the odd billion here and there, but the real risks are in a nervous banking sector and the devastating potential of Brexit.
Putting improvements to the northern lines on hold could pull the rug from under Osborne's plans for northern cities.
The icons of state funding could submerge the rest.
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Keeping taxes lower and protecting the government services most dear to our hearts has huge implications for everyone.
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Why the modern role of men as fathers is something we must embrace.