The Great Debate UK

EU stress tests: for banks or governments?

July 19, 2010

- Laurence Copeland is a professor of finance at Cardiff Business School. The opinions expressed are his own.-

from MacroScope:

The octopus and the economists

July 12, 2010

What do an eight-legged creature in an aquarium in Germany and 74 economists have in common? The consensus view that Spain would claim the World Cup -- until the economists, as they so often do, changed their minds.

To spend, or not to spend?

June 27, 2010

-Laurence Copeland is a professor of finance at Cardiff University Business School. The opinions expressed are his own.-

Osborne’s book-balancing a risky venture

June 24, 2010

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-Tony Cleaver is senior teaching fellow in Economics and Finance in the Durham University School of Economics, Finance and Business. The opinions expressed are his own.-

Is it safe to make cuts in the current economic climate?

June 18, 2010

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-Ian Ellis is executive chairman of Telereal Trillium. The opinions expressed are his own. Join Reuters for a live discussion with guests as Chancellor George Osborne makes  an emergency budget statement at 12:30 p.m. British time on Tuesday, June 22, 2010.-

Pranab Bardhan on the economic rise of China and India

May 31, 2010

In its May economic outlook, the Organisation of Economic Cooperation and Development projected upward growth outlooks for BRIC countries Brazil, Russia, India and China — the world’s four largest emerging economies.

Is a hybrid model an answer for British businesses?

May 18, 2010

-Dave Coplin is national technology officer at Microsoft. Any opinions expressed are his own.-

A dangerous indulgence in post-electoral optimism

May 16, 2010

-Laurence Copeland is a professor of finance at Cardiff University Business School and a co-author of “Verdict on the Crash” published by the Institute of Economic Affairs. The opinions expressed are his own. -

How the new government should stimulate growth

May 16, 2010

-Joe White is COO of Gandi.net and Moonfruit.com. The opinions expressed are his own.-