November 21, 2019

Too few of Africa’s commercial disputes are resolved by African arbitrators – why this must change

Why Africa needs more African arbitrators.
November 20, 2019

Why Labour’s plans to renationalise certain public services make economic sense

A breakdown of the theory behind nationalisation and privatisation of key public services, as well as what has happened in practice.
November 20, 2019

Men feel stressed if their female partners earn more than 40% of household income – new research

Traditional expectations can be a problem in relationships.
November 19, 2019

Buckle up for turbulence: why a global debt crisis looks very hard to avoid

A toxic mix of ugly politics and structural economic problems is threatening to tip debt over the edge.
November 19, 2019

Why a Tory Brexit endangers the rights of workers

The UK has benefited from EU labour protections, which will be vulnerable to the Conservative party's deregulation agenda.
November 18, 2019

Economics of Labour’s plan to nationalise broadband – £20 billion cost is unrealistic

A breakdown of the infrastructure and operating costs, as well as the market impact of giving free full-fibre broadband to the whole country.
November 18, 2019

Tesla’s business strategy is not chaotic – it’s brilliant

One of the questions I’m asked most frequently is: how can you make sense of Tesla’s wild strategies?
November 18, 2019

To tackle unemployment, start by empowering jobseekers

Being out of work is hard: here's how psychology is helping to make the process of finding a job a little easier.
November 18, 2019

UK election 2019: what the parties say on parental leave and childcare

Labour and the Liberal Democrats go further than the current system but would still leave the UK lagging behind many of its international peers.
November 14, 2019

UK election 2019 could deliver the country’s first real living wage

Promised increases from both sides are a striking new feature of UK politics and could be transformative for many.
November 14, 2019

How Saudi-Iranian oil rivalry has been shaped by American power

US dominance over the international oil system has influenced the relationship between Saudi Arabia and Iran.
November 12, 2019

Both the Conservatives and Labour are stretching spending rules – but lack vision for the country’s future

A political economist explains the background to Labour and the Conservatives' new commitment to spending and borrowing.