The Harvard Professor takes issue with some common assumptions about the Great Depression, and how America got out of it. And he doesn't mince his words about the recent past, calling President Obama's stimulus "stupid" and "awful"
Game theory is marketed as a system you can apply to any sphere of life, but what’s the reality? The professor of economics guides us through some classic studies
History contains useful warnings and lessons. And, says the former IMF chief economist, today's economic policymakers would do well to heed them
With hindsight, was the euro a good idea? Will it come through the present crisis intact or will any country decide to leave? And what happens if they do? All this and more answered by the economics professor
The author of "The End of History" says the financial crisis revealed a great deal about the nature of America’s political and economic system. The shame, he says, is that opportunities to change it are now being ignored
The US, the UK and many other countries have become far less equal over the past 30 years. The MIT economics professor says it's important we understand how and why this happened, and what it means for our societies
Yes, really! Have you ever been “sexiled”? Or used game theory, without realising it, to get someone to do the dishes? The economics professor explains how his discipline creeps into all kinds of unlikely areas
Continuing our weekly series on American progressivism, we talk to the Nobel prize-winning economist, Paul Krugman, on why he counts himself a liberal
Victor Shih's selection highlights rising inequality, economic irregularity and political heavy-handedness at the heart of modern China. As its economy blazes on, uncertain times may be looming
Economists are poor sociologists, argues the Yale economics professor and 2013 Nobel laureate. He chooses five books that help in the search for the ultimate causes of things.