Labour’s share of national income has declined since the 1970s, but there is no sense of any permanent trend.
One of the Truss government’s few lasting acts was to cut regulations for small businesses to stimulate growth – but are rules a burden for such firms?
Decarbonisation is not impossible, but it will be difficult to achieve through capitalism.
Have the prime minister’s favoured tax cuts and supply-side reforms worked in the past?
What’s the long-term outlook for pound sterling?
Investor confidence in the UK is at a low, and the bond market has reacted dramatically.
Explaining why it can be so difficult to pinpoint whether or not an economy is in recession.
Reforming the Bank of England to help it tackle inflation may end up compromising its independence.
Why tax cuts are unlikely to help Britain address its current crises.
The most prominent economic legacy of Kenyatta’s government is runaway public debt.
The Federal Reserve hiked interest rates by an additional three-quarters of a percentage point. An economist explains what this means for the economy.
Harnessing the combined effect of trade and urbanisation could significantly boost the economies of African countries.
A 1972 report warned that unchecked consumption could crater the world economy by 2100. Fifty years and much debate later, can humanity innovate quickly enough to avoid that fate?
How to deal with high inflation and sputtering growth at the same time.
Policies, if implemented, would drive the agricultural sector’s growth in ways that would benefit all.
Degrowth offers the world a new story, one that acknowledges the role economic growth has had in climate change and identifies alternatives.
It’s individuals, communities, and institutions who build the necessary confidence to pursue complex and challenging solutions to their problems.
The sums aren’t adding for South Africa on either the spending or revenue side. It’s a problem that’s developed over time with no action being taken.
The threat of COVID may be receding, but the fall-out will continue to affect business in the coming year, requiring strong leadership to navigate uncertain times.
Sen. Manchin effectively killed one of Biden’s key economic priorities by withdrawing his support from the $2 trillion bill.