Economics & Finance
The country’s new GDP report states that the economy grew by nearly 7 per cent last year—but can we trust the figure?
Atif Shafique / January 19, 2018
A new survey shows the depth of concern over economic insecurity
Iain Begg / January 17, 2018
The EU is headed for fraught negotiations over the contributions made by the remaining member states
The Shadow Chancellor will head to the Alps next week to take on the elite. But what will he say?
The country has achieved one of the most dramatic transformations in public finances seen in modern times—but it is not out of the woods yet
Fox hopes for dramatically increased trade with far flung nations post-Brexit—but there's a problem with this strategy
According to the IFS, employers could respond to a rising cost of labour by switching to machines—but it’s not guaranteed
George Magnus / January 8, 2018
This marks the 103rd month of US economic expansion. Is the country due a recession?
Iain Begg / December 21, 2017
As ever, the devil is in the detail
Various authors / December 20, 2017
In a recent Guardian column, Elliot reproduced some classic misconceptions about what economists actually do