Edward Hadas

The realist’s approach to Brexit

July 20, 2016

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

Britain picks the wrong time to play games

June 29, 2016

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.

Productivity is a nonsense measure

May 13, 2015

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

The great British deficit confusion

May 6, 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.

Hooray, trading slowed on Friday

April 22, 2015

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

Don’t moan about secular stagnation

April 15, 2015

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

Grocers, cars and market forces

March 23, 2015

The competitive markets of traditional capitalism help make modern economies successful. But they cannot do everything.