Edward Hadas

Ex-Im deniers miss the real world

October 19, 2015

Vehement domestic opposition to a government agency that finances trade is a distinctly American phenomenon. But the misunderstanding of economic reality which underpins the arguments against the U.S. Export-Import Bank is widespread, not confined to zealots like the Tea Party wing of the Republican Party.

Migration unpicks globalisation myth

September 23, 2015

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

UK housing and the fear of greatness

April 29, 2015

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

Iceland may have cure to bad banking

April 8, 2015

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

UK voters deserve some dreamers

March 2, 2015

By Edward Hadas

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

What Greece teaches emerging markets

February 18, 2015

If Greece had its own currency, the country’s crisis would attract little attention. On the contrary, the economic news from Athens would be all too familiar to followers of countries which have trouble increasing their citizens’ average annual income to much above $25,000. Such middle-income countries have a habit of running into fiscal or financial trouble.

The redundant fictions of Greek debt

February 4, 2015

By Edward Hadas

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

Reducing inequality – where to start?

January 19, 2015

By Edward Hadas

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

The oil price is just plain wrong

January 5, 2015

The price sign outside Costco in Westminster, Colorado, shows gas selling for $1.81.9 for the first time in years

The oil price is still too high, often too low and much too volatile. In other words, this is a market that doesn’t work well for anyone.

Surge pricing and the just economy

October 15, 2014

By Edward Hadas

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