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$9.2 billion, maybe, for whatever

JPMORGAN CHASE managed to remain profitable throughout the financial crisis and performed unusually well in the dry period that followed, but a …

Adept adults

<b>A new study shows huge international variations in skills</b><p>HAVING spent years obsessing over pupils' performance in the OECD’s PISA study, which …

Why is the Royal Mail being privatised?

ON October 11th the British government will sell around 60% of its stake in the Royal Mail, the state-owned postal service, via a flotation on the …

A million reasons to improve teacher quality

THIS week's Free exchange column looks at a fascinating bit of statistical work on the value of a good teacher. Economists Raj Chetty, John Friedman, …

Beating the Market: Yes, it can be done

<i>On October 13th it was announced that the 2013 prize in economic sciences in memory of Alfred Nobel had been awarded to the American economists</i> …

Learning to (push against the) cycle

FINANCIAL markets are currently pummelling developing countries for their poor economic management. For instance, India has been criticised for its …

Why is the liquidity trap?

CREDIT where credit is due; Paul Krugman anticipated this where many others did not:<p>Since late 2007 the monetary base has risen more than 300 …

Overdose

NOKIA is going out with a flourish. In Abu Dhabi on October 22nd, at its last launch party before the sale of its mobile-phone division to Microsoft, …

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March of the builders

SINCE the start of the financial crisis Britain's economy has been on a roller-coaster ride. GDP sank 7.2% over six consecutive quarters in 2008 and …

Something Wicksell this way comes

If the government fixes the price of petrol, apartments or avocadoes, it will learn soon enough if it got the price wrong: too low, shortages appear; …