Laurie Macfarlane is Economics Editor at openDemocracy and Head of Finance at the UCL Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose. Prior to this Laurie was Senior Economist at the New Economics Foundation. He is the co-author of the critically acclaimed book 'Rethinking the Economics of Land and Housing', which was listed by Financial Times as one of the best economics books of 2017.
New economics are the method: the goal is to change the world
One set of economic ideas has dominated for the past 40 years - but it's rapidly losing legitimacy.
How to fix the housing crisis: Take land seriously
Targets for building new homes will not be met if we fail to address the broken land market.
Why the Bank of Mum and Dad is another sign of trouble in our housing market
Britain's broken housing is driving a wedge between generations
Brexit and the banks: who stands to gain?
Deregulation has been disastrous for our economy. We can't let it get worse.
5 things Philip Hammond forgot to mention in his Budget
The Chancellor dodged Britain's biggest issues
Meet Trump’s new best friends on Wall Street
Trump has let Wall Street loose – and it could have dire consequences for us in the UK
Making money from making money
Who has control over the supply of new money and what benefits does it bring?
RBS is not the only victim of its reckless behaviour
Last survivor of Britain's trustee savings banks set to close down.