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Josie Cox


Josie Cox is a journalist and broadcaster specialising in business, finance and gender equality. She is the former business editor of The Independent and has previously worked for Reuters and the Wall Street Journal

What research on monkeys tells us about the coronavirus economy

What a research paper about monkeys can tell us about the effects of the coronavirus pandemic

Business Analysis & Features

Josie Cox When measuring the economy, numbers are no longer good enough

Many of the yardsticks we use to assess economic performance today are outdated relics of the past, which is why GDP is a useless barometer for Britain

Prince Harry should know better than to dismiss social media

Yes it can can cause and exacerbate depression and anxiety, lead to crippling self-doubt and promote toxic beauty ideals. But there are also positives he neglected to mention

Lyft's IPO is nosing us closer to a global recession

When the company went on an investor roadshow to drum up support for its IPO, it didn't seem to have to do much drumming at all. In several meetings there was standing room only

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