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Why the UK is an attractive destination for economically valuable migrants

A review says that is due mainly to abolishing quotas for highly skilled workers and for migrants’ success in getting jobs

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Martin Wolf on saving democratic capitalism: the ‘democratic recession’

The FT’s chief economics commentator speaks to democracy expert Larry Diamond

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What Rishi Sunak got wrong about maths

As a professional nerd, I’ve lost track of the number of times I’ve been asked what I think of Rishi Sunak’s enthusiasm for maths. It’s hard to know quite what to say. I agree with much of what Sunak said in his speech last month singing the praises of nu

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‘Degrowth’ starts to move in from Europe’s policy fringes

Unorthodox economic ideas are finding a mainstream audience as climate change bites

logo.png  By NB  May 31, 2023