French economist Thomas Piketty: ‘The profits of big global companies must be declared on a global level.’ Photograph: Ed Alcock/New York Times

Thomas Piketty and Joseph Stiglitz are celebrity economists with a mission to bend capitalism from its liberal, deregulated, inequality-generating tra(...)

Joseph Stiglitz  this week said  Ireland was not being a good neighbour to other EU countries. File photo. Photographer: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

The latest comments by celebrated US economist Joseph Stiglitz on Ireland’s policy on corporate tax are just the latest blow to the State’s reputation(...)

Luxembourg prime minister Xavier Bettel gestures during a news conference after his meeting with Boris Johnson. Photograph: Reuters

You wouldn’t like him when he’s angry. UK prime minister Boris Johnson likened himself and the UK to the Incredible Hulk this week in their collective(...)

Joseph Stiglitz:  Expressed ‘shock’ that Ireland ‘turned down the €13bn from Apple’.

Nobel prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz severely criticised Ireland at a press conference in Paris on Thursday over taxation of multinational co(...)

Prince William and David Attenborough at a session at the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Photograph: Gian Ehrenzeller/Keystone via AP

Donald Trump, the biggest attraction at the 2018 Davos jamboree, resorted to a satellite link-up and his favourite social media platform to keep in to(...)

 Prince William at a panel session in Davos.  Photograph: Gian Ehrenzeller

While global leaders including US president Donald Trump, British prime minister Theresa May and Emmanuel Macron have decided against repeat visits to(...)

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe in Davos. Photograph: Jason Alden/Bloomberg

The Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe rejected claims at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos that the Republic was driving a tax “race to the b(...)

Nobel Prize winning economist Joseph Stiglitz has been critical of the State’s corporate tax regime.

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe insisted at the World Economic Forum annual conference in Davos on Thursday that Ireland has no intention of bein(...)

Bitcoin has been likened to Dante’s Inferno by the chairman of the Royal Bank of Scotland. As the digital currency surged towards $16,000, Sir Howard(...)

A customer uses a Bitcoin ATM in Dublin in 2014. Photograph: David Sleator

It’s been called the “queen of cryptocurrencies” and the biggest bubble in the world. Bitcoin, launched in January 2009, has gained astonishing moment(...)

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