Eli and the Octopus: The CEO Who Tried to Reform One of the World’s Most Notorious Corporations by Matt García is a human story amid mergers, sales, profits and losses.
Privatisation of Chile’s natural resources was a pillar of Augusto Pinochet’s military dictatorship.
‘A day in the life’ of the 18th-century Bank of England.
London used to ring with the cries of street sellers. Changes for the city brought changes to their way of life.
Britain has been a high inequality, high poverty nation for most of the last 200 years.
Over three centuries of muddle, messy compromise and financial mismanagement.
Women and the birth of England’s stock market.
The introduction of decimal coinage to the UK was a long while coming. But the transition was surprisingly smooth.
Four historians consider whether the sudden collapse of the world economy caused by the Covid-19 pandemic will be followed by an equally dramatic resurgence.
When we ask historians which genre of history they like least, the most common answer is ‘economic’. Is the field unjustly maligned?