Editorial

5G sounds impressive and the term is bandied throughout mainstream media as though it’s a single technological solution that will solve all of our data transfer issues.

I had hoped that by the time of writing this article, we would be nearing the end of the Covid-19 episode and that my chosen title would have fitted the ascent out of the doldrums of viral recession.

Before I proceed I must admit that 1) I am from the self- righteous millennial generation; 2) I probably do follow the irritatingly named ‘flexitarian’ diet and 3) I have had a flat white with oat…

In this article James Ayling glances back at the competing powertrains of the 19th century, compares the total cost of ownership and powertrains of Battery Electric Vehicles (BEVs) and Internal…

The G7 is Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, United Kingdom and the United States plus an EU representation. Together the G7 represents about 40% of global GDP. The same coordinated leadership…

Whilst I don’t think I have the answers to why populism is prevalent now...

The news anchor was typically brash, and with some gusto was gesticulating and talking about Trade Wars and other news deemed negative to market developments. He then switched over to his ‘charts guy’…

By my calculations that means viewers have spent at least 31,000 days hearing Donald Trump talk about the East Asian powerhouse. With these numbers in mind, YouTube watching economists would be…

To date, Trump has slapped a 25% tariffs on $50 billion worth of Chinese goods. He also mooted a 10% levy on an additional $200 billion of imports. China retaliated with tariffs on $50 billion of…

At the same time, unemployment in the US fell from an estimated 6% in 1910 to 4% in 2018. Workers have re-trained, re-skilled and improvements in productivity, alongside growth in GDP, over that time…

JM Finn nominated for award again

Well, time has moved on and, whilst I have not joined the Labour Party, I am certainly keen to understand its policies and where they are heading. In particular whether the Labour Party is painfully…

15 years on from that speech, 20 years on from the introduction of central bank independence in the UK and shortly after the  first rate hike in ten years, I thought it important to revisit this topic…

What interest rate would you charge to lend money to Corbyn? Imagine that Jeremy Corbyn managed to push Labour and its allies past the parliamentary majority of 321. What would happen to the UK gilt…


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