Edward Hadas

Economics in action: VW crashes into regulation

September 25, 2015

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

Migration unpicks globalisation myth

September 23, 2015

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

Amazon’s ultra-XY management style

August 19, 2015

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

Tom Hayes had the wrong standards

August 12, 2015

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

Nikkei joins demographic denial cult

July 29, 2015

Why did Nikkei buy the Financial Times? As my colleague Rob Cox points out, the best explanation is demographic. Thanks to minimal immigration and a small number of children, the population of the Japanese group’s home market is shrinking by about 30 percent each generation. Many companies that want to grow – as shareholders and managers generally expect big firms to do – have to look abroad for expansion.

Stop knocking the euro

July 22, 2015

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

Greece, China and financial failure

July 15, 2015

When an economy goes wrong, look for a financial problem. That’s the lesson from the seemingly endless Greek crisis and the boom and recent bust in Chinese stocks.

Unforgiving pope is right on money

June 24, 2015

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

Bring on kitchen economics

June 17, 2015

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

Central banks can save the world

June 10, 2015

Central banks made a hash of things in the 2000s. But their failures – the credit bubble and the 2007 financial crash – have too many precedents.