A new report by the Centre for Policy Studies looks at the effects of the measure introduced by the Chancellor in response to the pandemic, and finds that after an initial sharp decline in sales between April-June 2020, the number of transactions incre
To discuss economics, disinformation, confusion, facts, and how to communicate numbers and statistics to the public at large, join Robert Colvile as he welcomes Tim Harford for what is sure to be a lively and entertaining discussion.
Do lower taxes really stimulate growth? Does the minimum wage cost jobs? Is regulation bad for innovation? In his book Free Lunch Thinking, award-winning journalist Tom Bergin argues that firmly held, but to his mind questi
As the Chancellor prepares for Wednesday’s Budget, his immediate priority is to continue to support the economy through the final stages of the pandemic.
The paper draws on the latest economic research to show that the postwar boom was driven by greater consumer confidence and increased business investment, not by the actions of the state.
The planned rise in corporation tax to 25% will give the UK one of the least competitive tax systems in the OECD