Tim Congdon

Tim Congdon

Rishi Sunak boasts a hugerise in public spending. That must mean big tax increases

Under Biden, the US will continue amassing a huge deficit. Is it manageable?

The BBC must face reality over its future funding

The coronavirus pandemic has allowed policymakers to revive discredited economic theories

Spats between governments and civil servants are inevitable when administrations have a radical agenda

Economics will be key in the looming new Cold War between the US and China

Trump’s spending spree will mean sky-high inflation and interest rates

Politicians had no choice but to order a national lockdown — but the cost to the country may still be too great

The Chancellor’s rash splurge on infrastructure is a worrying sign that Britain’s economic policy is heading in the wrong direction

As their birth rate plunges, EU countries are failing to confront reality