Articles by John Kay
Far from leading to better results, cost-benefit analysis too often provides a bogus rationale for bad decisions
The response to every pensions crisis sows the seeds of the next
It has always been part of financial markets, from their origins in 17th-century coffee houses to the Great Crash of 2008
John Kay / January 16, 2017
Not as much as Michael Lewis thinks
The Airports Commission model was flawed and risks steering the Prime Minister towards the wrong answer—and if Heathrow is picked, saddling customers with higher costs
We should challenge claims about the value of the financial sector to Britain
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If Prospect held a competition for the most improbable conjunction of author and quotation, my entry would pair Goethe with the observation that “the system of book-keeping by double entry is among...