Economics

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,…

US & UK labour market flexibility

The FT’s Robin Harding and Sarah O’Conner take a look at the US and UK labour markets in the FT today, noting that for the…