By the time we get to polling day, still a month away, this could turn out to have been a very expensive election, indeed. How confident are we that these resources would be put to better use in public hands than in private?
Brexit continues to dominate the headlines - but the UK economy faces many other important challenges. Inequality in the housing market, poverty among working people and reducing greenhouse gas emissions are among them.
Policymakers and clinicians in global health often face considerable uncertainty when making decisions. Statistical uncertainty—arising from the fact that analysis and modelling typically use samples rather than whole populations—can be accounted for by placing confidence intervals on the ...
Why has wealth accumulation stalled for younger generations? In the case of the 1980s generation, those in their early 30s actually have about 20 per cent less wealth on average than those born in the 1970s had at that age.
Small businesses are widely perceived to be the engines of growth and employment. That’s one reason why most self-employment income, dividends and capital gains are taxed at lower rates than wage income.
"Betting on no-deal now", writes Isabel Stockton in the New Statesman, "is not only a short-term risk, but a gamble on the relationship between growth and interest rates remaining favourable 30, 40 or 50 years into the future."