Spatial and Local Factors in Understanding Financial Crises

By Benjamin Sacks Geography, economics, and finance are intimately linked disciplines, a relationship that is sometimes misunderstood or ignored entirely … More

The Future of European Aviation?

by Benjamin Sacks The eruption of Iceland’s Eyjafjallajökul volcano on 20 March 2010 demonstrated the weaknesses in Europe’s diverse air … More

A British Arctic Policy for the Twenty-first Century

by Benjamin Sacks Britain retains significant interests in the Arctic Ocean, according to a recently published commentary in The Geographical Journal. … More

Shock of the Global: Post-War Britain and Globalisation

by Benjamin Sacks The Second World War permanently altered Britain’s relationship with the rest of the globe. Before 1939 the … More

Gibraltar: The Fortune of Location

by Benjamin Sacks As is the case every few years, Gibraltar recently returned to many newspapers’ front pages as London … More

The Local vs Global in Caribbean Sugar

by Benjamin Sacks The Caribbean, with over five hundred years of continual direct Old and New World involvement, remains a … More

The Geography of Thatcherism: 1979-1983

By Benjamin Sacks Irrespective of one’s opinion of Margaret Thatcher’s tenure as Prime Minister, few would disagree that her policies … More