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Outlook In 2008, oil prices approached $150 per barrel. Shortly afterwards, the global economy collapsed. There were, of course, other problems at the time – an imploding US housing market, the beginnings of a securitisation crisis, the collapse of Lehman Brothers – but events three years ago nevertheless offer plenty of evidence that substantial changes in oil prices are big news for the global economy.
21 February 2011 12:00 AM
What's gone wrong? Why can't the experts on the Monetary Policy Committee see eye to eye?
07 February 2011 12:00 AM
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Can debtor nations deliver austerity year after year or must creditor nations take some of the burden?
24 January 2011 12:00 AM
The US borrowed too much and invested it in real estate, but many US policymakers are keen to blame China
Stephen King: The British worker is suffering the pain of inflation – but in Ireland it's worse
17 January 2011 12:00 AM
04 January 2011 12:00 AM
Stephen King: Even if in one's fond imagination there was a golden age, life expectancy has never been greater
29 December 2010 12:00 AM
Outlook Many of you have by now discovered that surfing the internet can conjure up all sorts of interesting material. Being an economist, I try to ignore the more obvious temptations and focus instead on facts and figures.
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Tom Bawden: It's an unthinkable idea. It bucks the Thatcherite consensus. The markets would hate it. And yet ...
Guide dog mauled while helping owner deliver Christmas cards
The poorest pay the price for austerity: Workers face biggest fall in living standards since Victorian era
Nelson Mandela’s complex bond with Britain
Deadly ice storm sees US temperatures drop to -29C
10 stone five-year-old taken into care
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