Niall Ferguson

Tech vs Trump

14 October 2017 9:00 am

In the 1962 Japanese sci-fi classic King Kong vs Godzilla, the two giant monsters fight to a stalemate atop Mount…

China’s students aren’t so scary any more

4 June 2016 9:00 am

In 1873, when Jules Verne published his Around the World in Eighty Days, it seemed worth betting that a circumnavigation…

Sorry, America, but it looks like Joe Biden is your next president

10 October 2015 9:00 am

I have a sinking feeling that Joe Biden might be the next president of the United States. In a brilliant…

Jonathan Portes, master of the political correction

13 June 2015 9:00 am

It used to be that the most annoying thing in academic life was political correctness. But a new irritant now…

Niall Ferguson’s diary: Brazil is overtaking us – but it no longer feels like that

1 March 2014 9:00 am

 São Paolo It was back in 2001 that my good friend Jim O’Neill of Goldman Sachs coined the acronym ‘Bric’,…