Comment & analysis
Will devolving powers to Manchester really stimulate economic development?
Geraint Johnes says that creation of a nexus of political authority in Manchester may well hinder economic integration of the north rather than aid it.
London’s congestion charge increases speed and saves lives
Writing in the Conversation, Professor Colin Green describes research which shows that London’s congestion charge has led to a significant fall in road traffic accidents.
Europe’s stress tests find 25 banks wanting, but it’s not all bad news
Kim Kaivanto says that the ECB’s stress tests on European banks sets a new standard for confidence-building transparency in the Euro area.