[STOCKHOLM] Three economists from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard University were awarded this year's Nobel prize for their research into how to move people out of poverty....

THE BOTTOM LINE

ALMOST four decades ago then-candidate George HW Bush used the phrase "voodoo economic policy" to describe Ronald Reagan's claim that cutting taxes for the rich would pay for itself. He was more...

THE BOTTOM LINE

HARVARD professor N Gregory Mankiw is one of the most influential economists in the United States. But the 61-year-old's authority does not stem from advancing an arcane scholarly finding. Nor has...