Economist

The Economist: Our starting point, on Africa, is we think Africa is the next big emerging opportunity. You don’t have to convince us at all that the narrative has changed, that this is a completely...
RUDYARD GRIFFITHS: That moment has come. Let’s start getting our debaters on the stage and our debate underway. First, please welcome the former prime minister of Greece, the current president of the...
Teach a parrot the terms 'supply and demand' and you've got an economist.
Teach a parrot the terms 'supply and demand' and you've got an economist.
I was teaching in one of the universities while the country was suffering from a severe famine. People were dying of hunger, and I felt very helpless. As an economist, I had no tool in my tool box to...
Any reasonable economist will tell you that it's nearly impossible to isolate the impact of right-to-work laws on a state's job growth. A multitude of other factors intervene. However, one thing the...

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Just because you read a report in the 'New York Times,' the 'Economist,' or, yes, 'The New Yorker' doesn't make it true. But we do know that a few people have evaluated that story with what strikes me...
Is human nature basically good or evil? No economist can embark upon his profession without considering this question, and yet they all seem to. And they all seem to think human nature is basically...

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I'm a free-market economist from years and years back, and I've never veered from that.

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