"this is the real historic step and an important shift away from a world in which a few rich countries (try to) take decisions on their own." Dr Lucie Gadenne of Warwick Economics and CAGE comments on the news that 130 countries have agreed that there should be a minimum global corporation tax rate.
The Office of National Statistics reports that the inflation rate in the UK has risen to 2.1%, passing the Bank of England target of 2%. Professor Abhinay Muthoo of the Department of Economics and Professor Nigel Driffield of Warwick Business School comment here on what factors could have caused this jump.
The G7 finance ministers are meeting today, where issues such as a global minimum corporation tax rate and a new tax on big tech firms will be on the table for discussion. Dr Aran Advani from our Department of Economics comments.
It was reported today that the UK government will pay older farmers to retire, in an effort to bring new blood to the industry. Read the story on BBC News here. Professor Wyn Grant, who has expertise in agricultural policy, offers his comment.
Dr Sinem Hidir, Associate Professor of Economics at the University of Warwick, comments on Labour's loss in Hartlepool.