Diane Coyle – An Actual Economics Professor – Wants A Tax...

It's amazing how many economics professors are prepared to ignore economics when they want to make some political point. Such is what has afflicted...

Siemens CEO Hopelessly Ill Informed About Global Economy

Sure, we should plan this global economy of ours. After all, all those clever people telling us all what to do will be vastly...

Elon Musk Gains Public Subsidies, Elon Musk Donates To Both Political...

It appears to have shocked some that Elon Musk has donated money to the Republicans. Or a Republican supporting PAC, or something, even perhaps...

Mandy Rice Davies Moment – Of Course Debenhams Denies Cash Crunch

One of the little things that makes modern business dangerous is quite how efficient we've become at it. This means that it is possible...

Never, Ever, Believe Numbers You See In The Newspaper, No Not...

That we should in general be suspicious of things we see in the news, online or printed, is true. We do, after all, have...

As Papa Johns’ John Schnatter Finds Out, Even Historical References To...

Whether this is the right way to be going about things or not is entirely up to you. For it is you - and...

Owning Apple’s iPhone, iPad, Shows You’re Rich – Or Have More...

This is a great deal more interesting to economists, illustrative of more that economists know about the world, than it seems. Owning an iPad...

Of Course The UK’s Broadband Is Slow – It’s A Rich...

The Daily Mail is reacting with horror to the thought that the UK has slipped down the broadband tables. We're only 35th in the...

Britain Must Frack For Gas Or Be The Country With No...

The link between the necessity for Britain to get on with fracking for natural gas underneath Liverpool and the risk of our becoming the...

Clean Clothes’ Absurd Demand For Bangladeshi Minimum Wage Rise In The...

We'd all like poor people to be richer. The important question is how do we make them richer? Do we follow the tried and...