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Yesterday’s News


Tuesday 15 October, 2013

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

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?

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.