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
It includes things like having workers on boards and not letting shareholders run away when sh*t hits the fan
by 21 hours ago
It's going to be a fun day out looking at planes and spacecrafts for the PM
by 21 hours ago
Number one: don't promise bears when you can't supply them.
by 4 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
You'd think somewhat antisocial hours might merit a bit of a payhike
by 4 days ago
Even over 65s are making over half of their payments on contactless
by 18 Jun 2018
This intriguing TED talk asks if we’ve got the world of work all wrong...
by 03 Mar 2016
"There's a deeper economics, that we cannot touch on..."
by 03 Mar 2016
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 idea of a universal basic income has been in the news a lot lately. But what exactly is it?
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