Tim Congdon

Tim Congdon

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

Factories of elite opinion like the Economist will fail if they produce shoddy goods

Budget balancing works — and naive spendthrift Keynesianism doesn’t

The lower-paid blame mass immigration for their cut in earnings

In Europe, Asia, Latin America and Africa small nations lead in terms of economic and social development