Filed under Tongue-In-Cheek Economics

Is Portsmouth FC the same as Greece plc?

With Greece’s troubles being well documented in every publication (including this one) the words ‘bail-out’ and ‘fiscal austerity’ are well used. But are there any parallels in the world we can draw with the Greek troubles? Portsmouth FC is a football club in trouble. They are languishing at the bottom of the Barclay’s Premier League … Continue reading

Did Keynes watch All-Star Mr and Mrs?!

You’d think that Saturday nights were not a prime time for economic thought but last weekend was different. Flicking through the channels I managed to land upon one of the true wonders of modern television: All-Star Mr and Mrs. This show is incredible – take a couple who are clearly not deserving of their ‘All-Star’ … Continue reading