Ben Chu is The Independent's Economics Editor. Previously he was the newspaper's chief leader writer.
01 May 2014 12:34 AM
Stricken lender considers actions against ex-bosses, JPMorgan and KPMG
30 April 2014 12:00 AM
29 April 2014 12:55 PM
25 April 2014 04:57 PM
New group wants to revolutionise the way economics is taught throughout the world
24 April 2014 12:00 AM
Self-employment has exploded since the financial crisis. Ben Chu examines the causes and the implications of this workplace revolution
Ben Chu: So real pay is rising for the first time in years? Here's how to figure out who's really better off
17 April 2014 12:00 AM
Economic View: It is premature to herald a pay recovery based on a single month's figures
17 April 2014 12:00 AM
A big fall in unemployment sent the pound up against the dollar yesterday and prompted traders to place bets on an earlier rise in interest rates from the Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee.
16 April 2014 02:02 PM
China's economy slowed to its weakest pace of expansion in six quarters in the first three months of this year but growth was still slightly above market expectations.
16 April 2014 12:00 AM
After six years of real-terms declines, wages are finally set to outstrip inflation, official figures are expected to confirm this morning.
15 April 2014 04:02 PM
London house prices shot up by almost double the value of London salaries over the past year, official figures have showed.
Sustained immigration has not harmed Britons' employment, say government advisers
War is war: Why I stand with Israel
Even when it brutalises one of its own teenage citizens, America is helpless against Israel
Socialist Worker called to apologise over ‘vile’ article saying Eton schoolboy Horatio Chapple's death is ‘reason to save the polar bears’
Emergency data law: David Cameron plots to bring back snoopers’ charter
NUT strike: David Cameron announces crackdown on strike action ahead of mass industrial action
- 1 Why I'm on the brink of burning my Israeli passport
- 3 Blackest is the new black: Scientists have developed a material so dark that you can't see it...
- 4 Iraq crisis: How Saudi Arabia helped Isis take over the north of the country
- 5 Barack Obama fist bumps Texas restaurant employee in support of gay rights