Economics & Finance
Since Nick Clegg announced his plans for more employee ownership, many have made the old argument in favour of the status quo. It goes like this: “Share prices can go down as well as up, so...
A S H Smyth / February 27, 2012
First of 2012 Oxford Amnesty Lectures on Climate Change and Human Rights addressed by Nobel Laureate in Economics Elinor Ostrom.
Prospect / February 27, 2012
Last of 2012 Oxford Amnesty Lectures on Climate Change and Human Rights addressed by Professor of Economics, University of Delhi.
The standard analysis of the outlook for the UK economy over the next few years incorporates a view that growth will disappoint, in part, because consumer spending will be weak. Consumers will...
Debt is bad. We all know it. It brought on the financial crisis. Our governments need austerity. We need to stop living beyond our means. "Neither a borrower nor a lender be." Sebastian Mallaby...
Bronwen Maddox introduces the February issue of Prospect
Cameron is ignoring the crisis on the continent—big mistake
Which currency should an independent Scotland use?
Nick Carn / January 25, 2012
What looked like a cyclical upswing from a short, sharp shock proved a mirage. The game has changed