Blogs&Reviews

  • Richard Baldwin discusses how digital technology has changed the nature of work, and how and where we do it.

  • The destination-based cash flow tax: A negative-revenue tax?

    David Laborde, William Martin, 18 April 2019

    David Laborde and Will Martin identify serious problems with the proposal to combine features of a VAT and a wage subsidy, especially for countries where the direct government revenue implications are strongly negative.

  • Simon Wren-Lewis asks why pundits failed to see how far right the Conservatives were moving under Cameron, and the subsequent rise of Corbyn in 2015 and Labour’s gains during the 2017 campaign.

  • No ordinary woman

    Diane Coyle, 09 April 2019

    Diane Coyle reviews a biography of Edith Penrose written by her daughter-in-law, Angela Penrose.

Other Recent Blogs&Reviews:

  • Simon Wren-Lewis, 16 January 2019

    Simon Wren-Lewis argues that a softer version Brexit would have been unlikely to pass a vote in parliament, and proposes a way forward that could get us out of our current impasse.

  • Diane Coyle, 16 January 2019

    Diane Coyle picks out some of the economics books due out in the first part of the year.

  • Jeffrey Frankel, 10 January 2019

    Jeffrey Frankel gives his replies to five questions about the international economic outlook posed by the leading Korean newspaper, Chosun Ilbo.

  • Diane Coyle, 09 January 2019

    Diane Coyle reviews Eric Klinenberg's latest book, a hymn of praise to libraries in particular but also all the other components of ‘social infrastructure’.

  • Jeffrey Frankel, 08 January 2019

    Jeffrey Frankel runs through six predictions that appear to have been mostly proven right in 2018.

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