Tag Archive: Crisis

Why are Markets so Nervous?


Financial markets showed how unstable they can be during the last crisis. We don’t need any more confirmation to that. However investors have recently proved to be extremely nervous. Something is worrying them… Continue reading

These Skyscrapers Predicted History’s Worst Financial Crises


Barclays’ Skyscraper Index suggests that construction booms coincide with the beginning of economic downturns. The index even suggests that the rate of increase in height could also reflect the extent of that economic… Continue reading

A new way of thinking in economics


Robert Johnson is the President of the Institute for New Economic Thinking (INET). In this illuminating article he argues that a lot of people around the world are suffering because the economics profession… Continue reading