Economics happens to real people. Meet Focus E15 — the young London mums at the sharp end of our housing market failure.
Actually, it is. When people try to complicate something very simple, it’s usually because they don’t want to see what’s staring them in the face.
Merger mania may excite senior managers and speculators but it isn’t good news for firms or the economy in the long run. This conflict between individual and collective good is as old as economics itself.