Economics

It’s the economy, stupid.

It’s a hackneyed phrase these days. But with General Election campaigning unofficially kicking-off today, it’s worth taking at economy to understand the state of the…

What is the UK’s security industry?

What is the UK’s security industry?

The UK’s security industry is diverse – 11,500 companies, providing products and services for everything from the response to the Ebola crisis, to tackling terrorism,…

“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…