ask-london

We asked London who runs the world’s economy. Surely not Donald Trump?

The economy is all around us, yet many of us feel like we can't describe or explain it – let alone change it

Can economics be for all of us? Do we know what economics is? Who runs the economy? We took to the streets of London and asked some of the people we came across what they thought.

"It just feels like it's not my subject..."

Who do you think runs the economy?

Perhaps it's all of us. Read more about your role in the economy in our Learn section.

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  • Shit Break

    Minimum wage is a good thing to stop employers ripping people off (although this still happens) but the wage rise each year comes at a price… everything PRE minimum wage rise (April) council tax goes up, internet goes up, you pay more tax, phone bill rpi index rise kicks in, public transport goes up, food goes up… so you really don’t gain anything.