Economics & Finance
The immediate problem is the trade war but there are structural issues at home causing deeper malaise
David Henig / July 18, 2019
The focus has been on surface politics but structural problems of government must be addressed
Ben Chu / July 11, 2019
My own trip to Oldham showed me what’s required—serious investment and devolution of power. (This article features in “All about towns,” Prospect’s new report in partnership with the Joseph...
Alex Dean / July 8, 2019
Plus: the director general contradicts claims that “Gatt 24” would kick in to help
Indicators suggest that something is not right at all
My commission saw alarming disparity between the southeast and the rest, affecting towns and cities alike. (This article features in “All about towns,” Prospect’s new report in partnership with...
Its 121-month expansion won’t last forever but what could bring on a downturn?
Christine Lagarde appointment: EU leaders have sent a powerful signal about the future of the eurozone
Paul Wallace / July 3, 2019
The likely next head of the European Central Bank will cement its reinvention under Mario Draghi
As the global trading environment turns sour it has never been so important to negotiate as part of a bloc
George Magnus / June 24, 2019
The US-China trade war could soon tip the world economy into a downturn