Are prediction markets going to make it this time around? – Marginal REVOLUTION

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That is the topic of my latest Bloomberg column, here is one excerpt: A skeptic might say that demand is limited because there are already...

Brussels to launch legal action against UK ‘soon’ over N Ireland

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Brussels’ Brexit chief has warned that the EU will launch legal action against the UK “very soon” in response to British plans to unilaterally...

Economics In One Lesson Is Still the Best Layman’s Intro to Economics | Fergus...

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A line in a recent National Post news story left me aghast: “Economists are nearly unanimous in their support for the $381-billion deficit Ottawa plans to run...

Thursday assorted links – Marginal REVOLUTION

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1. Reopen the schools. 2. Biotech to revive the woolly mammoth? 3. Chad Jones on the economics of a declining population. 4. Europe is failing. 5. Deirdre McCloskey...

‘Act big’ in the US means thinking smaller in the UK

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There has been no phrase in economics as immediately fashionable as “act big”, after Janet Yellen said it was the smartest thing that policy...

Northern Ireland protocol risks being tested to destruction

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Welcome back. Do you work in an industry that has been affected by the UK’s departure from the EU single market and customs union? If...

Canada: An Official Strong Recommendation for First Doses First – Marginal REVOLUTION

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Canada’s National Advisory Committee on Immunization (NACI), a scientific advisory group to the government, has made a forceful and dramatic statement strongly favoring First...

Negotiate, adjudicate, rejuvenate: the challenge for the WTO

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Diplomacy is vital to deal with the trade organisation’s awkward squad

The shifting fronts in the battle over EU trade policy

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There is, I wrote a few weeks ago, a battle going on for the soul of EU trade policy. It pits liberal free traders...

Leavers will forever blame Brussels for Brexit’s failure

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It has been two months since the UK discarded the last vestiges of its membership of the EU and it’s tempting to ask, what’s...

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