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Diane Coyle

Diane Coyle is Professor of Public Policy at the University of Cambridge

End of Free-Market Paradigm

Published On: January 15, 2020 08:29 AM NPT By: Diane Coyle

CAMBRIDGE – The 2020s will be the decade when the idea that economic problems can be “left to the market” to solve is finally put to rest—after some 40 years during which that belief has caused untold damage to society and the environment.

Rethinking productivity

Published On: November 13, 2019 09:48 AM NPT By: Diane Coyle

In much of today’s global economy, even the production of tangible goods is shaped by a growing number of intangible factors

Puzzle of economic progress

Published On: August 14, 2019 12:30 AM NPT By: Diane Coyle

What do we actually mean by “progress”? How should it be measured and monitored, and who experiences it?

Why economics must go digital

Published On: June 11, 2019 01:00 AM NPT By: Diane Coyle

As several recent reports have pointed out, the digital economy poses a problem for competition policy

How market betrays economies

Published On: April 11, 2019 12:30 AM NPT By: Diane Coyle

Income inequality is near historic highs, wealth inequality is even higher, and economic insecurity is widespread

What will succeed GDP?

Published On: March 3, 2019 01:30 AM NPT By: Diane Coyle

GDP may be toppling from its throne, but there is a long way to go before another composite indicator is crowned in its place

Lies, damned lies, and AI

Published On: December 16, 2018 12:20 AM NPT By: Diane Coyle

By taking existing structures and processes to their logical extremes, artificial intelligence (AI) is forcing us to confront the kind of society we have created

Can investments be efficient?

Published On: October 14, 2018 01:30 AM NPT By: Diane Coyle

At a time when protectionism is on the rise, the risk of trade disruptions is only increasing

Three cheers for regulation

Published On: July 22, 2018 01:00 AM NPT By: Diane Coyle

Contrary to the simplistic view that regulation is inevitably bad for business, there are channels through which regulation can benefit an economy