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In the light of the uninspiring fare seeming being passed off as policy these days, Mariana Mazzucato's piece in the Guardian is a call-to-arms.

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This Amy Hawkins piece in the Guardian highlights two important aspects of China's recent development - the extent of poverty reduction, which represents a significant part of global poverty...

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The Financial Times has published a new video on the arguments for and against a meat tax. Would a new tax help curb global meat production and consumption and help reach targets for...

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Macroeconomic outcomes have microeconomic foundations! This Guardian article looks at a localised scheme to tackle unemployment, which takes a highly personalised approach to trying to get some of...

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An excellent Economist piece that looks at the state of the Argentinian economy, with an economy in pieces - crippled by hyperinflation - and as a result, an extreme candidate well-placed to win...

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It looks like the EU is looking to curb the market power of big tech firms via its new Digital Markets Act, that is seeking to increase competition in the sector. One way of doing this is to give...

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Robin Niblett looks at how globalization has altered in the past 15 years, with the global financial crisis and its aftermath reflecting the geopolitical realities of international trade.

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A short Newsnight video looking at the future for the BRICS group - and whether or not it is going to become a challenger to the G7.

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The Chinese economy was forecast to recover at pace in the aftermath of the pandemic: however, it hasn't. Troubles in the property sector, to the extent that property prices are falling in some...

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This World Bank clip highlights how the REDD+ programme is helping Ghanaian cocoa farmers operate in a more sustainable manner, and in doing so generating carbon credits that will ensure that they...

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This brilliant World Bank clip looks at the importance of outward migration for developing economies, such as the Philippines.

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The technical definition of an economic recession is a fall in the level of real national output (GDP) over a period of two consecutive quarters (at least 6 months). But an economic recession might...

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14th July 2023

What is Bidenomics?

Bidenomics is a term used to describe the economic policies of President Joe Biden. Bidenomics is based on the principles of fiscal stimulus, infrastructure investment, and tax fairness. Bidenomics...

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This short looks at some of the arguments surround loss-leading by businesses such as supermarkets. A loss-leader is a pricing strategy where a business sells a product below average cost hoping to...

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This BBC clip looks at the adverse effects of nickel mining in Indonesia. Given the increased global demand for nickel, this implies that the associated negative externalities are going to be...

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This excellent Newsnight video from Ben Chu looks at why British inflation exceeds those of any other G7 country, with core inflation still 6.8% and still rising. So what factors contribute to this...

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Larry Elliott writing in the Guardian seeks to draw out both the similarities and the differences between the price controls of the Heath government in the 1970s, and the attempt by the Sunak...

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Mariana Mazzucato, author of the Entrepreneurial State, writes in the Guardian about how Britain is failing to match the USA and the EU in its response to the Inflation Reduction Act.

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This World Bank clip looks at the prospects for sustainable development for Brazil's Amazonian states, starting from the premise that the forest effectively contributes $317bn to the Brazilian...

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In this fifteen minute video we look at aspects of the fast-growing market for streamed video on demand, dominated by scaled businesses such as Netflix, Disney, Amazon, Hulu, Sky and others. The...

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