Ed Conway

Ed Conway

Hi I'm Ed Conway and this is my website!
Sep
08
The most underrated material in the modern world

The most underrated material in the modern world

Concrete. A blot on the urban landscape, right? Boring, ugly, lifeless and destructive, right? Well hold on. Because here are
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Jun
05
Why Joe Biden’s tax proposals are a big deal

Why Joe Biden’s tax proposals are a big deal

I’ve just written a column about something which is, or has the potential to be, enormously important: the US
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Apr
23
Mind the (housing) gap

Mind the (housing) gap

Britain’s housing market has long been more complicated than anyone would like to admit. There is, we are told,
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Apr
19
Notes, railways and bitcoins

Notes, railways and bitcoins

Is it only a matter of time before central banks nationalise cryptocurrency?I ask the question because if you look
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Apr
16
Bitcoin, money and the planet

Bitcoin, money and the planet

I want to start with a story about a new, exciting form of money. It is a financial technology which
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Apr
20
Is this worst pandemic in British history?

Is this worst pandemic in British history?

The short answer is no. In terms of the numbers of people dying, this is not yet Britain’s worst
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Apr
12
Why is Britain's COVID-19 economic response not hitting the spot?

Why is Britain's COVID-19 economic response not hitting the spot?

Earlier this morning Business Secretary Alok Sharma was grilled by Sophy Ridge about how many loans the Government’s new
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Apr
12
Coronavirus charts - your questions answered

Coronavirus charts - your questions answered

Each day I’ve been updating a chart showing the UK’s trajectory through COVID-19. Since each time I do
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Apr
11
Bretton Woods: could we do it all over again today?

Bretton Woods: could we do it all over again today?

A few years ago I wrote a book about the Bretton Woods conference of 1944. The conference was one of
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May
01
What are the best ever economics songs?

What are the best ever economics songs?

The Bank of England’s chief economist, Andy Haldane, reckons economists should pay more attention to the music people are
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