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.

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Making sense of what just happened
The main question is: who exactly is going to take the hit?
by 2 days ago
When people say we need transparency around this, you can kind of get where they're coming from...
by 2 days ago
Your midlife crisis Harley Davidson shopping spree just got a whole lot more expensive...
by 2 days ago

Video

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

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Economics in unexpected places
If we want people to work out, why are we charging them tax on it?
by 3 days ago
It's pretty simple: Three questions, a selfie, and 65 quid
by 20 hours ago
But he's too busy touring with Queen B and suing Harvey Weinstein
by 15 Jun 2018
The uncertainty of it all is just too risky, the CEO says
by 20 hours ago
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
The question is whether she can classify it as 'medicine' - the answer? Not yet.
by 3 days ago

Religion

our monthly look at the strange places we find economics
I'm more excited to go shopping than to church...is 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 church...is that bad?!
— Sarah (designer, shopaholic, Christian)

We think economics should be for everyone

We think economics should be for everyone