London’s House Prices Are Falling – Excellent, Isn’t This The Cure...

As to the why it's happening read on. But the basic point is that we do want this to be happening, right? Because we've...

Food Waste Really Isn’t The Problem We’re Told It Is

From The Conversation: Seeing food wasted makes us mad – but should it? There is currently a grand consensus of academics, policymakers and food campaign groups...

No, Really, Trump’s Tariffs On The China Trade Are A Bad...

The problem being that sure, some imports go straight to consumers. But rather more of them are inputs into other processes. Raising the price...

Apparently High Minimum Wages Don’t Change Restaurant Employment

That's the latest from the, ahem, entirely unbiased and not partisan at all folks at Berkeley. Raising the minimum wage to $13 for burger...

Trump And China Tariffs – Makes No Difference As Apple Does...

Donald Trump is showing his ignorance of how trade really works again. He's starting to insist that Apple should be making their stuff inside...

Should QI’s Sandi Toksvig Be Allowed To Undercut Presenters’ Wages In...

Sandi Toksvig has revealed that she's paid only 40% or so of what Stephen Fry was to present the same show, QI. Which does...

But, But, Extreme Poverty Reduction Is The One Truly Great Achievement...

It's really quite remarkable how certain places can publish certain sorts of articles. OK, sure, Salon believes in rather more government than the rest...

Reducing Welfare Reduces Crime – Is This A Surprise Or Not?

Some would say that reducing welfare will lead to more crime - the destitute must eat after all. Others might think that not having...

The Lesson From Lehman Ten Years On

Forget all those jeremiads about how capitalism needs to be reformed, replaced even. Here's what the Lehman Brothers story really teaches us, as does...

Phew, Standard Economics Works – US Wage Rise Strongest Since 2009...

A common refrain these days is that standard economics has been proven wrong by the world. Thus, of course, we need a new economics,...