Economics & Finance
The Centre for Economic and Business Research has estimated that Britain’s eight bank holidays cost the economy almost £19 billion a year in “lost” GDP. That’s £2.3 billion each for Good...
When it comes to stopping Iran's nuclear programme, the west has got it all wrong
This week’s budget contained few surprises. Least surprising of all was the announcement of a further rise in the income tax threshold for working-age people. From next April, the personal...
A year on from Fukushima, Malcolm Grimston finds that nuclear policies have ridden out the storm
A year of extraordinary upheaval has wreaked less damage than it might have done because of new technology
A conference held by Prospect and Cityforum asked how government might help industry
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.