Karen Horn

Karen Horn

Keynesian policy recommendations are now the staple of governments around the world but it is hard to believe Keynes himself would endorse them

The backlash against neoliberalism has revived anti-capitalist conspiracy theories. Those under attack must not behave like a sect

A new breed of libertarian paternalists who claim to know what’s best for us are nudging us down the road to serfdom

From beneath Berlin’s streets archeaologists have unearthed a reminder of Nazi oppression

The reaction to Thilo Sarrazin’s courageous book shows that Germany is indeed abolishing itself

“Cuba is decaying at a scandalous pace, physically and morally. The social capital of civil values and mutual trust has evaporated and hatred is taking hold”

Historical events, finding a dusty old book or debates at the dinner table: anything can inspire a Nobel Laureate. So what makes an economist tick?

Keynes may be the flavour of the month but the Sage of Kirkcaldy’s insights are more valuable than ever

‘Where is Milton Friedman now? He would have retorted: “The business of financial business is business”’