It was the enlightened economist, Joan Robinson who said the purpose of studying economics is not to acquire a set of ready made answers to economic questions, but to learn how to avoid being deceived by economists.
Companies and governments are racking up massive debts to cope with the impact of COVID-19. Apart from grants for a month or two of partial salaries, the approach has largely been to extend easy short-term […]
Warren Buffet’s sidekick Charlie Munger once said: “Show me the incentives and I’ll show you the results.” His logic is simple, when the incentives are misaligned, so too are the outcomes. Banking is a sector […]
CommonSpace editor Ben Wray spoke to Chris Bambery, co-author of newly released ‘Catalonia Reborn – How Catalonia took on the corrupt Spanish State and the Legacy of Franco’ with George Kerevan. Wray and Bambery have […]