for a number of reasons, such as keeping FT Sites reliable and secure,
personalising content and ads, providing social media features and to
analyse how our Sites are used.
A new world is possible.
Let's not go back to what wasn't working anyway.
Add this topic to your myFT Digest for news straight to your inbox
‘The perfectly logical case for employing reverse logic’
The recent outcry suggests that there is still a price to be paid for breaking the rules, or for trying to rewrite them
It is time for the people of Jericho, Oxford, to take back control and declare independence
Parkinson’s Law also applies to spending: Christmas expands so as to fill the time available for its completion
The time for handwringing is definitively over, argues Tim Harford
The demise of the Doing Business report is a cautionary tale, but we’re in danger of learning the wrong lessons
David Card, Joshua Angrist and Guido Imbens discerned crisp causal relationships from fuzzy data
‘What is the point if all the costs and benefits being analysed are flights of fantasy?’
Many algorithms have been trained on data from a racist, sexist world, and it shows
Or why going back to 2019 is not progress
Not every unvaccinated person believes Covid-19 jabs are a genocidal conspiracy
Fraudulent research wastes the time of scientists who try to build on it and the money of agencies who support it
It is hard for a well-informed person to appreciate the depth of someone else’s ignorance
In academic economics, the more senior title the job grade, the more male‑dominated it is
Will all these certificates join passports and income tax as emergency measures that lasted?
‘The pressure to be productive is everywhere, even in time off’
From clinical trials to Dungeons & Dragons: the ideas that emerged later than you think
‘A city block with tarmac and concrete can be several degrees hotter than one with shady trees’
Fact check for the Covid confused
Could fractional doses be the solution to inadequate supplies?
The hounding of Chris Whitty reminds us why society must protect its truth-tellers
The virtues of applying minimalism to difficult problems
Turns out there’s a good reason snake oil still sells
‘We’re warned to be careful of the small print, but on a mobile phone, all the print is small print’
‘The Vulcan is a dramatic portrayal of the mistakes economists make in assuming everyone is rational’