The wrong kind of industrial policy – one that acts against economic diversity – undermines democracy as well as prosperity.
Posts Tagged: Regulation
Ten principles to form the foundation of a modern Conservative policy.
We’re stuck with a 1950s system, complete with opaque charges, inflexible products and chaotic regulation.
Allowing companies to offer different services for different prices is key to developing the digital revolution.
“I hope, Mr Barroso, you will go and beat Commissioner Andor over the head with this report.”
Bob Satchwell says the whole industry is concerned about where the current proposals could lead in future.
Too often we forget that banning something means that someone else’s freedom is going out of the window.
If there’s one thing that unites the right, it’s respect for property. This includes intellectual property, which modern societies defend… Read more »
There are many euphemisms for debt – like ‘credit’, ‘finance’ and, for all you Gordon Brown fans out there, ‘investment’. … Read more »
As we saw yesterday on the Deep End, the idea that the rich pay more than their fair share of… Read more »
Sometimes, you come across an argument that is both offensive and compelling. This certainly applies to James Meek’s sprawling essay… Read more »
The phrase ‘too big to fail’ can be interpreted in two ways – either to suggest that really big institutions… Read more »
Those who compare the financial sector to the gambling industry show little understanding of either. Whereas casinos, bookies and the… Read more »
A few weeks ago, the Deep End featured an everyday tale of Greek economic madness – the bookstore/café that could… Read more »
Why is Greece so dependent on other people’s money? Megan Greene of Roubini Global Economics provides us with a remarkable case… Read more »