Jeegar Kakkad

Jeegar Kakkad

Articles by Jeegar Kakkad

Housing Bubble Trouble?

Housing Bubble Trouble?

A central theme of the blog is that we need a sustainable recovery, built on investment and exports, not another housing bubble and consumer spending….

Bank of England: The view on the ground

Bank of England: The view on the ground

While economists (including me!) make a living reading the tea leaves in the steady drip of economic data, most of the information is a snapshot…

Jobs, but what kind?

The ever interesting ONS Monthly Economic Review was released yesterday, and alongside some detail on why productivity remains low (job creation in the low-productivity finance,…

How to blow a bubble

How to blow a bubble

My three year-old girl loves bubbles, especially the bubble bottles that have sticks with multiple hoops. But because she’s only 3 and gets over excited,…