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Dear Britain, there is life outside the EU

Iceland, Switzerland and Norway all enjoy the perks of the European market without the burden of the EU. So come on out - the water's lovely<p>Is it possible to be part of a European market but not of a political union in Europe? Absolutely. Our countries are doing precisely that now. And you know …

How to Master Social Marketing Quickly and Effectively

The Internet is making meaningful and paradigm-shifting inroads into the way we live our lives.<p>Did you know that in the last three years, one in six …

How has austerity worked out for eurozone countries?

<b>While Greece is in the news now because it desperately needs another bailout it is not the only country in the eurozone that has had to be rescued.</b><p>Ireland, Portugal, Spain and Cyprus have all been in the same boat. However Greece was the first and its problems have been the longest lasting. The …

Europe

George Osborne wants this woman to help solve Britain's productivity crisis — with fintech

Chancellor George Osborne announced her appointment on Friday as part of a raft of plans to try and improve the UK's productivity.<p>Burbidge is a partner at Passion Capital, a London early-stage technology investment fund, and is well-known in London's tech scene — she was dubbed the "Queen of …

George Osborne

Angus Robertson Interview: SNP Westminster Leader On Devolution, Independence, Greece...and Metallica

Angus Robertson is a self-confessed headbanger. But before his Tory or Labour critics get over-excited, the description applies to his music, not his …

Challenge mounts to EU rules that will add '£1,500' to solar panels and insulation

A judgment from Brussels says discounted tax on energy-saving materials is 'unlawful' despite EU's strict efficiency targets on Britain. We explain the implications of the ruling<p>Government and tax officials have joined with green campaigners to oppose a ruling from Brussels that will force …

Stop Being an Onlooker to Inequality and Do Something About It

I often wonder what my 6-year-old son sees when he looks at the world. My wife and I learned long ago that he listens to everything we say, despite …

Why Start With Pedagogy? 4 Good Reasons, 4 Good Solutions

<i>This post originally appeared on HASTAC on June 18, 2015.</i><p>I’m often asked why I start with pedagogy, given the larger institutional reforms and social …

This month on #maketechhuman: Macro, Micro, and Eco Views on Tech-fueled Inequality

• Partner Content<br>• Author: #maketechhuman. #maketechhuman<p>What was once considered fallout of late 20th-century capitalism—the ever-widening gulf between …

Mapping the Connections Between Cities, Inequality, and Creative Economies

Some of the world’s most powerful creative economies are doing economic development wrong. It doesn’t need to be that way.<p>Capitalism is in transition. It’s pulling away from its previous industrial model to a new one based on creativity and knowledge. In place of the natural resources and …

World Economy

How does income inequality affect economic growth?

The relationship between aggregate output and the distribution of income is an important topic in macroeconomics (Galor 2011). The role that income …

Summer Budget: Housing Market Consequences

The Summer Budget contained two substantive housing market related policies. First, the effective raising of the inheritance tax threshold for …

Budget 2015: tax credit claimants will be up to £1,000 a year worse off, says IFS

Institute for Fiscal Studies thinktank warns that low-income workers will not be compensated by ‘living wage’ measures announced in chancellor’s budget<p>George Osborne’s new “living wage” will fail to compensate low-income workers for the £12bn cuts in the welfare budget, some of which will leave tax …