Marshall's Thoughts

The Marshall Society Blog
Jonathan Loke

Last November’s Autumn Statement proposed a programme of “fiscal consolidation” – financed through tax rises and spending cuts – of £55 billion by 2027-28. The...

Qianyi Huang

The oil curse, an economic concept developed by economists such as Richard Auty, Jaffery Sachs and Andrew Warner in the 1990s, describes the common scenario...

Aron Árnason

As we approach 2023, the global economy is poised to undergo resets. One exists within personal finance and the way economic agents interact within markets....

Philippa Stokes

In African industry it is difficult to avoid the influence of Chinese businesses in all sectors from mining to technology all the way to ceramics....

Edric Wong

The recent crash of FTX and the surrounding controversy have led to serious scepticism about the integrity of cryptocurrency platforms and cryptocurrencies themselves. Introduced as...

Benjamin Choo

Public sector strike levels in the UK soar. The number of working days lost to strikes has risen to the highest in more than a...

Bai Xuantong

In early November, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, a former factory worker, and Brazil’s first working-class president received 50.9 percent of the vote out of...

Thomas Wang

In Shenzhen, one of the most prosperous cities in China, Reuters reported that a large group of people formed a row on a street in...

Jonathan Loke

On 24th February at 3:00 GMT, ending months of stalled negotiations with the US and EU, Russian forces advanced on the Ukrainian cities of Kyiv,...

Jonathan Loke

The coming Tuesday will mark 2000 days since the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union. In this time, lawmakers have striven to translate...