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Tuesday 15 October, 2013

Column: Does minimum alcohol pricing make (economic) sense?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Does minimum alcohol pricing make (economic) sense?

Oct 15th 2013, 7:15 AM 734 Views 35 Comments

Basic microeconomics teaches us that price controls are a bad policy decision and alcohol is no exception to the rule, writes Luke McGrath.

Sunday 15 September, 2013

Column: Is GDP all it’s cracked up to be?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Is GDP all it’s cracked up to be?

Sep 15th 2013, 12:00 PM 36 Views 32 Comments

GDP is arguably the most sought after piece of empirical evidence with which economists and politicians form policy conclusions. But what exactly is it? And is it the best way to measure of market value? writes Luke McGrath.