August 30, 2019

Bury FC: the economics of an English football club’s collapse

The English Football League has no formal obligation to fans, even though its entire existence depends on them.
August 29, 2019

How a century-old dispute between Japan and South Korea threatens the global supply of smartphones

Historical grievances, domestic politics, the US-China trade war and a looming global recession are all at play.
August 28, 2019

Suspending parliament could be the act of a credible madman or master bluffer – top game theorist on Boris Johnson

Is this all part of Boris Johnson's master plan to negotiate a better Brexit deal with the EU?
August 27, 2019

Beer has a sexism problem and it goes much deeper than chauvinistic marketing

Beers with sexist names and labels were banned from the Great British Beer Festival this summer.
August 23, 2019

If G7 are serious about tackling inequality they should implement our global tax framework

A fundamental driver of inequality is the race to the bottom in how governments set their corporate tax rates.
August 23, 2019

PPI claim deadline is looming – but damage to banks from the scandal is far from over

Trust has been broken, and will not be easily fixed.
August 22, 2019

Boris Johnson must change his negotiating tactics to avoid no-deal Brexit – EU treaty-making experts

The EU is loathe to let treaties fail, given the sunk costs of negotiating them, but it may walk away if Johnson doesn't change his tune.
August 22, 2019

Train services are very efficient for shareholders – less so for customers

Late trains, anxiety, stressful commutes, disruption to family life – just some of the woes of train customers.
August 21, 2019

No-deal Brexit: how some traders will be gearing up to short the pound

Every so often a 'sure thing' comes along when the markets decide that a currency is going to move in only one direction.
August 20, 2019

Argentina: how inflation, debt and poverty combined to deliver a brutal primary election result for president Mauricio Macri

The primary results confirm the end of the austerity project but this is not enough to solve Argentina's fundamental problems.
August 19, 2019

Four reasons Huawei’s new Harmony OS won’t solve its problems

The technology behind the new OS certainly looks promising. But it's no magic solution to the US trade ban.
August 16, 2019

Hong Kong protests and Brexit could both end up benefiting financial elites

Hong Kong’s protesters like many Brexiters seek political freedom – but this may come at a heavy price.