Jeegar Kakkad

Jeegar Kakkad

Articles by Jeegar Kakkad

“Dude, where’s my inflation?”

“Dude, where’s my inflation?”

Tomas Hirst at Piera has posted a thoughtful, if modestly technical, piece on the UK’s productivity puzzle. Tomas suggests that there are essentially two reasons why…

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…