Month: March 2018

Is there a case for full reserve banking?

A listener asks, “Why don’t you recommend a full-reserve banking system instead of fractional reserve? There would be much less debt in such a system and a smaller role for the central banks

Is energy efficiency a race to the top?

If energy is the key driver of an economy, won’t energy rich nations always be the most productive? Why is that not the case?

Will skilling up improve productivity?

A French worker could take Friday off and still beat the output of a British worker. So, does that mean we need a more educated workforce?

Banks will be banks – can technology change that?

Is to fintech likely to see an end to the established finance sector, putting investors and borrowers together, cutting out the middleman.

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