Archive for the ‘FT’ Category

I am reading an exciting article in the Financial Times on the purpose of economists and their role in predicting the crisis with all its mismatched predictions. David Marsh considers that economists don’t really serve any special purpose, that they’ve come in the same package with modernity and now we just can’t do without them. […]


The FT weekend article on tobacco ban and tobacco research has caught my attention for several reasons. First of all, it is widely acknowledged that tobacco is not healthy, but why isolate the industry? There are market forces and business ethics involved. BAT (British American Tobacco) has been involved in research, pouring money and resources […]