Comment & analysis
Five Chinese e-businesses on the rise, and one salutary tale
Entrepreneurial Chinese firms are blazing a trail online, and not just in China. Andrew Atherton looks at the opportunities and challenges for some of the country's upcoming e-businesses.
The productivity puzzle – real or imagined?
Productivity is now almost 20% below the long run trend. Geraint Johnes discusses a roundtable at the Work Foundation that identified issues likely to be key to a solution.
NEET hotspots – national improvement masks real issues for many places
The number of young people not in employment, education or training (NEETs) has now fallen below a million. Geraint Johnes describes the broader regional patterns.
Britain's economic future relies on seeking out the new
Birgitte Andersen, Director of the Big Innovation Centre and an honorary professor at LUMS, argues the case for innovation as the key driver of economic growth and social progress.View on The Guardian website