Only a small fraction of women have received any financial education at all.
When we invest money, time or another resource we can’t get back, factoring that sunk cost into our future decisions can be a trap.
How does the UK ensure a decent standard of living for its elderly population?
Loyalty schemes tend to be the most generous when the economy has hit a patch of turbulence.
After a 20th-century manufacturing boom, the region has been in a decadeslong decline. Rural factory towns can blame technology and globalization for their woes.
Traditional capitalists are still flourishing, but according to Yanis Varoufakis they are not driving the economy like they used to.
Taxing electric vehicles was always a bad idea. But the High Court’s ruling against Victoria’s law could make state-based road user charges impossible.
Goldin is showing the world that economics is about more than just finance.
With Donald Trump absent again, Republican presidential hopefuls took potshots at each other but agreed that Bidenomics isn’t cutting it.
A ‘knowledge economy’ is an economy based on technical and scientific advances. The upcoming Universities Accord should focus more on research and capitalising on discoveries.
The Cold War was an economic standoff as well as an atomic one. The author of a new book describes the minds behind the great ideological battles on that 20th-century front line.
Adam Smith’s arguments for accessible, universal, quality education could be applied to address the UK skills shortage.
I’m an economist – but I can see many reasons for Australians to distrust my profession. Here’s how we could start to make economists better serve all Australians.
Repugnance for certain activities tends to dictate government rules for markets but this can obscure real problems like poverty.
Far from the idea of “trickle-down economics”, a map illustrates how the waterworks of the financial system are parching certain sections of the real economy and producing vast inequality.
Three economists looked at years of temperature and death data and calculated the costs when forecasts miss the mark.
An expert in high-end collectibles explains why certain items can become valuable – and also how they can lose worth.
A Welsh mining company was the first to issue tokens to workers as an alternative form of payment.
Talk of a joint BRICS currency feeds into ‘decline of the dollar’ rhetoric. But it is the economic bloc’s focus on innovation that will reshape the international system.
Everyone wants to claim the economic thinker as their own.