De Lacy on the Carbon Tax

“Kei­th De Lacy, chair­man of takeover tar­get Macarthur Coal, said yes­ter­day the absence of a viable alter­na­tive to coal to fuel Asi­a’s eco­nom­ic growth ...

Krugman’s take on protection

It seems Krug­man will say any­thing to score a point. He wants to argue that insuf­fi­cient demand (unem­ploy­ment) is a prob­lem and that redis­tri­b­u­tion (...

A whiff of luddism

Ken Rogoff—the Cas­san­dra of the finan­cial mar­kets crisis—insinuates a moral les­son from a anoth­er tech­ni­cal dis­as­ter with­out, how­ev­er, actu­al­ly d...

Thailand’s spiral

Sad, brief economic history: "One of the reasons Thailand has failed to flourish as once predicted is that its growth was built on weaker foundations than supp...