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We make space for fresh thinking in economics through our digital magazine, The Mint. We have opinion, analysis, and interviews as well as humour. We feature leading innovative thinkers on understanding economies from Nobel Prize winners to people who actually work in them.
Early thoughts on the long-term implications of Covid-19: Frances Coppola considers the impact of enforced isolation; The Outsider envisages the death of speculation; Mwangi wa Githinji talks about the implications for Africa.
Emerging positive models for the decade with increased relevance post pandemic: #NotTheNobel finalist, Jessica Gordon-Nembhard on reviving cooperatives in the US, Tony Greenham on a new model for purposeful banking and more.
On future the policy thinking, Felicia Wong on latest thinking in economic policy; Henry Leveson-Gower sets out a new approach to policy for managing complex systems; And more.
On economics. David Gindis and Francesca Gagliardi look at a resurgence of institutional economics; Amy S. Cramer on pluralism in economic teaching; and more.
And five of our #NotTheNobel finalists tell us what their books of the last decade where, plus Guy Dauncey imagines the next decade from the vantage of the World Economic Forum 2030.
The theme of this issue is the Circular Economy including interviewing Tom Szaky, a leading circular economy entrepreneur plus articles on the circular economy in Ireland, Nigeria and Spain, and a review of Stahel’s latest book.
We talk to Randy Wray about Modern Monetary Theory with articles by Stephany Griffith-Jones and Natalya Naqvi on a National Investment Bank, Stuart Astill on getting real with pensions, Frances Coppola reflects ten years after the Greek debt crisis.
As COP25 comes to an end, Charles Seaford examines climate change economics and Silke Helfrich and David Bollier explore the radical potential of rethinking the Commons.
Alan Freeman examines data on the North-South global divide and Erald Kolasi and Blair Fix look a new aspect of the problem with GDP.
Plus economic institutional innovation in Kenya, economics and violence, the truth about girls and Economics A levels and more.
The theme of this issue is the impact of 50 years of the Nobel Prize in Economics starting
with Christian Felber on the “fake” Nobel plus articles on ‘good’ winners, Stieglitz and
We have an interview with Kenyan economist Mwangi wa Gĩthĩnji on African economic
policy so influenced by the economic theory, Alessandra Mezzadri on sweatshops and
Ingrid Harvold Kvangraven and her collaborators on dependency theory.
We talk to Jonathan Aldred about his book Licence to be Bad, Rita Samiolo on rankings,
Nick Robins on how finance should deliver a just transition, and Andrew Black on the
“hero” chief executive, Paul Polman.
We also discover from Georgina Silvester why Handelsbanken, lauded by John Kay, is
Plus we have our regular columnists including our A Level teacher on teaching economic
development to children of the elite and Verity on (not) winning the Nobel Prize
The theme for this issue is the food system and subjects include alternative meat, financialisation, freshness, disinvestment, food deserts and more.
We also have a range of other economic topics including limited liability and risk, climate change and capitalism, and the Green New Deal with Michael Jacobs.
Plua we look at Nobel Prize Winners 50 years after the prize was invented including Steve Keen on Nordhaus’s questionable climate change modelling.
Lastly our range of regular columnists looks at women’s’ pensions, addressing the social divide and failures in teaching economics.
The current issue looks at globalisation and China's influence. We look at the China Shock, trace the connection between DR Congo, China and electric cars, and even find a China link to right wing take-over in Brazil.
We interview Richard Baldwin on Globotics, Sherry Kasper on engaging with US politics, and a dreamer on retaining the US dream, plus much more.
This issue looks at how we manage our common resources from our climate to outer space. We look at experiences in Kenya, Indonesia and Sudan as well as Brixton, Cornwall and Cloughjordan.
We interview Ann Pettifor about new economics in the Labour Party, Ozlem Onaran about her career as an economist and Tessy Britton about building participation in Dagenham and Barking.
Vicky Chick reflects on current industrial strategy thinking.
We make space for discussion and dialogue on economic thinking through our monthly evening events in London, webinars and other special events.
Event date: March 17From Nudges to Catalysts: A New Approach to Policy for a New Decade
Event date: May 13Split: Class Divides Uncovered…. by Covid-19?
Event date: April 14Sabotage… and the Covid-19 Crisis
Event date: June 17The Digital Economy: a Covid Winner but for whom?
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