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Chris Dillow

How technology fails History tells us that customers won't benefit much from technical change in financial services. ...

21 September 2016

Chris Dillow

About Chris Dillow

Incisive economic commentary plus thoughts on investor behaviour

Recent articles

  1. It's too soon to talk about the impact of Brexit

    It's too soon to talk about the impact of Brexit

    22 September 2016

    The UK economy is doing better than economists expected a few weeks ago. This doesn't mean they were wrong to warn about Brexit

    There's a big distinction between a good theory and precise quantification of that theory

  2. Not learning

    22 September 2016

    Stock markets are not as quick to eliminate profit opportunities as economic theory predicts they should be.

    Outside the US market, anomalies remained profitable even after academics had announced their discovery.

  3. Next week's economics: 26-30 September

    22 September 2016

    Next week's numbers could show weak global growth, but a fading impact of Brexit in the UK

    The UK economy is worryingly unbalanced

  4. The myth of the disruptive economy

    The myth of the disruptive economy

    15 September 2016

    The economy is seeing less disruptive change than usual. This might be good for equity investors.

    Stagnation has its advantages. Yes, it means fewer Googles or Apples. But it also means fewer Kodaks and Polaroids.

  5. Next week's economics: Sept 19 - 23

    15 September 2016

    The Fed is expected to leave rates unchanged next week because weak global growth is holding down inflation.

    Only a few firms are cutting investment and jobs significantly - but economic slowdowns occur because of what happens to a minority of firms, not the 'average' one.

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