Articles by Mark Hannam
The former chief economist at the IMF has a timely warning to offer policymakers about education and the financial crisis
What was the main cause of the financial crisis, and what should be done about it? Some blame irresponsible lending and trading at the banks; they say the major banks should be broken up to separate...
Britain has no right to demand money back from Iceland. In fact, we should give them cash
The Bank of England secretly lent huge sums to prop up broken banks. But who cares?
Is this the end of capitalism? No, this is how capitalism works. But we must get smarter at lending to poor people
The financial crisis has shown that markets are bubble-prone and that laissez-faire regulation doesn't work. The authorities need to get a grip if we are to avoid a mega-bubble. But we may need an...
The Bangladeshi economist has helped millions by pioneering microcredit. Now he has a new idea—social business—which he believes can eliminate world poverty