HARVEY WEINSTEIN was the tip of a very large iceberg. In the month since allegations of sexual assault against the prominent film producer became public, a series of powerful men have been accused of sexual assault and harassment of co-workers.
“We seem to be living in the riskiest moment of our lives, and yet the stock market seems to be napping,” said Richard Thaler recently. He is not alone in expressing such views, although since he had just won the Nobel memorial prize in economics, his comment understandably drew attention. Money is loose and global […]
IN THE annals of modern American economic policymaking, among the most revered pieces of legislation is the Tax Reform Act of 1986.
ONE YEAR after the election of Donald Trump, does the world respect America more, or less? A recent survey by the Pew Research Centre, a think-tank, finds that Americans’ responses to this seemingly empirical question differ greatly across party lines.
SINCE November 2015 the pound has depreciated by over 15% against other currencies, mainly because of worries caused by last year’s Brexit referendum. As the cost of imports has risen, inflation has jumped. Figures released on November 14th showed that in October consumer-price inflation was 3%, the joint-highest level since 2012.