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Coverage from 2023
Brexit food trade barriers have cost UK households £7bn, report finds
Researchers from the Centre for Economic Performance, from the London School of Economics, estimate that extra barriers on EU food imports have pushed up bills by £250 on average since Brexit. ... Read more...
24 May 2023
Economist Daniel Chandler: ‘Shareholders have all the power. It doesn’t have to be that way.’
Daniel Chandler, the author of 'Free and Equal', makes the case for workplace democracy - drawing on Rawlsian principles to disentangle modern-day political debates. Interviewed by Henry Mance. ... Read more...
22 May 2023
If Labour is to succeed it needs not just new policies, but a whole new philosophy
After four general election defeats, the Labour party seems likely to form the next government. In this Guardian opinion piece, Daniel Chandler shares his view that, for the Labour party to succeed, it needs not just new... Read more...
14 April 2023
How much should parents get involved in kids’ education? I’m an expert, and a dad, and even I’m confused
New research suggests extra activities and help with homework have little effect – but the question is more complicated than it at first appears. Lee Elliot Major discusses what is important when it comes to educat... Read more...
13 April 2023
How London's property market became an inheritocracy
Without inherited wealth or a leg-up from the Bank of Mum and Dad, prospective first-time buyers are forced to abandon dreams of home ownership. Paul Cheshire describes the state of affairs for first-time buyers in Londo... Read more...
27 January 2023
A flurry of new studies identifies causes of the Industrial Revolution
The Economist covers Stephan Heblich, Stephen J. Redding and Hans-Joachim Voth's work on Slavery and the British Industrial Revolution in this article, reporting on the causes of the Industrial Revolution. ... Read more...
17 January 2023