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
All the words you need to know to make sense of the Brexit negotiations
by 20 Oct 2017
And other things we learnt during an hour-long speech
by 22 Nov 2017
David wants us to throw less plastic into the sea. We say we want to be more ethical consumers. So why are we still using so much plastic?!?!
by 02 Nov 2017

Video

Real people talking about real economics
Sun. Sea. Surfeit. Yes, we fancied a holiday, so last week we took to the exotic beaches of Hawaii to ask people for their thoughts on the economy. Here's what they said...
We spoke to London's keenest cosplayers about ComiCon and economics. Here's what they said
"I am financially poorer, though obviously personally very enriched"

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Economics in unexpected places
“Nothing really surprises me anymore.”
by 17 Nov 2017
For Joe Bloom, a developing anxiety order saw his spending spiral out of control. It’s a cycle that’s hard to break, he says
by 10 Aug 2017
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 2016
All the words you need to know to make sense of the Brexit negotiations
by 20 Oct 2017
We look at the banking system that let it happen, and whether anything's changed since then
by 22 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

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