Don’t go! It’s not you, it’s economics.

In 2016 we asked the UK public if they felt ‘politicians and the media talk about economics in an accessible way’.

Only 12% answered yes.

We think the subject should be clear, real and diverse. So we started the campaign for understandable economics.


Making sense of what just happened
What it means & why £20bn isn't as much as it sounds
by 1 day ago
They want the government to invest in 'community ownership'
by 1 hour ago
They say it'll be a better service, but it could also cost 1,500 people their jobs
by 1 hour ago


Real people talking about real economics
"There's a deeper economics, that we cannot touch on..."
The Economy Team went along to the Financial Times' headquarters in London to speak to its chief economics commentator Martin Wolf and have a bit of a nose around
Want to be a miner in China? Not much chance of that if you're a girl


Our bite-size guide to the economy around you


Economics in unexpected places
It's the latest move in the 'trade war' between the two countries
by 30 May 2018
Sanctions, wars, and economic crises... who knew a price tag could be so revealing?
by 20 Apr 2018
To mark International Women's Day, Professor Naila Kabeer looks back over the history of feminist economics and outlines her reasons why it matters for the future
by 08 Mar 2018
They came, they conquered, they crashed… or did they? I talked to as many investment bankers as I could to find out just how Wolf Of Wall Street banking really is.
by 21 Sep 2017
We asked ten year olds, teenagers and a bunch of festival goers to draw an economist for us. Anyone notice a theme...?
by 03 Mar 2016
Sometimes we can forget how simple money really is...
by 03 Mar 2016
Howard Schultz, executive chairman of Starbucks, is stepping down and hinting at a 'public service' career move
by 05 Jun 2018


our monthly look at the strange places we find economics
I'm more excited to go shopping than to that bad?!
— Sarah (designer, shopaholic, Christian)
"Everyone has a view on religion. We want to inform the debate, rather than inflame it."
by 13 Apr 2017
I'm more excited to go shopping than to that bad?!
— Sarah (designer, shopaholic, Christian)

We think economics should be for everyone

We think economics should be for everyone