March 16, 2020

Massive African infrastructure projects often hurt, rather than help, local people

International financing for massive infrastructure projects can create new problems for African cities.
March 13, 2020

Why Japanese yen is still one of the safest places to park your money in a market crash

As the sun sets on world markets, rumours of the death of investors' favourite safe haven have been much exaggerated.
March 11, 2020

UK budget 2020: experts react

Rishi Sunak has delivered his first budget as UK chancellor and the Conservative Party's first budget since winning the 2019 general election.
March 11, 2020

Coronavirus and Spanish flu: economic lessons to learn from the last truly global pandemic

Policymakers would be wise to pay attention to historical parallels.
March 10, 2020

Coronavirus market chaos: if central bankers fail to shore up confidence, then what?

The prospects of the Masters of the Universe fixing this problem look seriously in doubt.
March 6, 2020

Flybe: could it be time for a government-backed regional airline?

The airline operates almost two in five of the UK's domestic routes.
March 3, 2020

What can the Black Death tell us about the global economic consequences of a pandemic?

A look back at history can help us consider the economic effects of public health emergencies and how best to manage them.
March 2, 2020

An ethical future could make life harder for the poorest – but it doesn’t have to

All eggs in supermarket Morrisons will soon be free range. But this – and other measures intended to promote ethical consumption – could impact badly on the worst off.
February 28, 2020

Disney teams up with Secret Cinema – watching movies will never be the same again

The immersive future of live cinema is already being written.
February 27, 2020

One million Britons will be on zero-hour contracts by end of 2020

Unemployment may be down, but 3% of Britain's working population are on zero hours contracts. This isn't good for people or business and the government needs to act.
February 27, 2020

Coronavirus: cruise ships were prepared for quarantine thanks to norovirus horror stories

The ongoing quarantine and travel disruptions facing cruise ships are the latest in a long history of health outbreaks they've had to contend with.
February 27, 2020

Tyson Fury defeated Deontay Wilder in the social media fight as well as in the ring

Twitter analysis shows how fans around the world flocked to the Tyson Fury brand.