Comment & analysis
Is scrapping the €500 note more about interest rates than counter-terrorism?
Scrapping €500 notes would inconvenience money launderers; it would also help the European Central Bank to make interest rates more negative, says John Whittaker.
The way schools are funded in England is ripe for reform – here’s why
Geraint Johnes discusses the government's proposals for a new schools funding formula.
Improved tactical sales forecasting for global supply chains: how to use leading indicators?
Long term tactical sales forecasts are vital for effective steering of global supply chains. Events and changing markets can cause radical changes from business as usual. How can manufacturers update their forecasts?
The European refugee crisis: What we can learn from refugees in Sub-Saharan Africa
A blog post co-authored by economist Jean-Francois Maystadt examines the economic impact refugees have had in Africa.View the blog post on the World Bank website
The human cost of Zika is clear, but will Brazil’s economy suffer too?
Economist Geraint Johnes reflects on other outbreaks to get to grips with the likely impacts of Zika.