Tag: Economics

Image for Long read: Changing how we measure progress is key to tackling a world in crisis
Long read: Changing how we measure progress is key to tackling a world in crisis ‘GDP measures everything except that which makes life worthwhile,’ said John F Kennedy. But what are the alternatives? Economics Environment Society Wellbeing
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‘Liberate the tractors’: the movement that’s regaining control of our devices The successful hacking of a ‘smart’ tractor marks the latest victory for the burgeoning right to repair movement Economics Environment Society
Image for How to tackle the UK cost of living crisis – four economists have their say
How to tackle the UK cost of living crisis – four economists have their say From targeted help for the poorest, to investment in the green transition, here are four potential solutions to the cost of living crisis Economics Politics Society Wellbeing
Image for Scrapping use-by dates would slash food waste – here’s what else could help
Scrapping use-by dates would slash food waste – here’s what else could help Use-by dates increase food waste, prompting some supermarkets to shelve them. But what else can be done to reduce wastage? Economics Environment Food Society
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In order to mitigate the climate crisis, we need investment – and women Women will play a key role in raising funds for the green transition. Two female finance leaders explain why Written in partnership with Clim8
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The entrepreneurs challenging ‘copy and paste’ high streets Chains and empty shops dominate many high streets. A new model offers an alternative vision, one led by creatives and small businesses Economics Society UK
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