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Meet the Capitalism panel

Read the biographies of Vince Cable MP,
Shadow Chancellor, Liberal Democrats,
John Micklethwait, Editor-in-Chief of
The Economist and BBC broadcaster
Evan Davis.

The future shape of Capitalism / Focus / Meet the Capitalism panel

Great clean-up - can economic rescue plans also save planet?

Campaigners hope huge spending packages aimed at easing the slump will spell the first serious attempt to tackle climate change. But are they as green as billed?

The future shape of Capitalism / In The News / Great clean-up - can economic rescue plans also save planet?

Will the G20 expand the role of the IMF?

It wasn't long ago that Gordon Brown wanted to downgrade the lending side of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and make it an independent economic watchdog instead.

The future shape of Capitalism / In The News / Will the G20 expand the role of the IMF?

Gordon Brown to warn US against economic protectionism

Gordon Brown, the British Prime Minister, is preparing to use a speech to the US Congress in Washington to urge American politicians to avoid retreating to economic protectionism.

The future shape of Capitalism / In The News / Gordon Brown to warn US against economic protectionism

Brown says US bond ‘unbreakable’

In Gordon Brown's speech to both Houses on Capitol Hill, he states that neither nation should "succumb" to protectionism "which protects no-one", but seize opportunities ahead.

The future shape of Capitalism / In The News / Brown says US bond ‘unbreakable’

New green strategy could create 400,000 jobs

Ed Miliband, Climate Change Secretary says new jobs will be created in low-carbon industries for 400,000 people - from lagging lofts to nuclear power - the government will announce today.

The future shape of Capitalism / In The News / New green strategy could create 400,000 jobs

50 people who will frame the debate on the Future of Capitalism

50 people who will frame the debate on the Future of Capitalism

The future shape of Capitalism / In The News / 50 people who will frame the debate on the Future of Capitalism

House prices ‘could fall by further 55 per cent’

House prices may fall by a further 55 percent and there is a "very real probability" that Britain will be bankrupted, a leading investment bank has warned in a private note to clients.

Concreting the countryside / In The News / House prices ‘could fall by further 55 per cent’

Japanese economy shrinks 3.2%

Japan's economy shrank 3.2% in the final three months of last year, figures out today showed, confirming fears that the country is mired in its deepest recession since the second world war.

The future shape of Capitalism / In The News / Japanese economy shrinks 3.2%

China’s industrial growth slows as exports slump at record pace

China's industrial growth slid at the start of the year as exports slumped at a record pace, according to official figures.

The future shape of Capitalism / In The News / China’s industrial growth slows as exports slump at record pace

Migration adviser says companies should train UK staff

Employers who bring in migrant labour should be required to provide training for British workers at the same time, one of the government's leading advisers on migration David Metcalf, chair of the Migration Advisory Committee (MAC), suggested yesterday.

Migration: skills and the job market / In The News / Migration adviser says companies should train UK staff