Month: July 2018

GDP per Capita of Latin America's 7 Largest Economies

Chart of the Week: Week 30, 2018: GDP per Capita of Latin America’s 7 Largest Economies

The post-recession trends in GDP per capita of South America’s seven largest economies have varied over the last decade. All economies were affected differently by the 2008 financial crisis but...

/ July 26, 2018
Historical UK Unemployment & Vacancies vs Migration

Chart of the Week: Week 29, 2018: Historical UK Unemployment & Vacancies vs Migration

Following the recession, unemployment increased to its highest level since 1995 at 8.4% of the workforce in 2011 Q4. It has since recovered, halving to its current rate of 4.2%, (898,700 persons) , its lowest since 1975. Recent trends in...

/ July 19, 2018

Chart of the Week: Week 28, 2018: Imports of Machinery and Electronics from China to US vs US Employment in the Manufacturing Sector

Imports from China into the USA have increased more than sixfold in the last twenty years, with the US trade deficit with China currently at $336 billion. ‘Made in China 2025’, the Chinese government drive to dominate the global market...

/ July 12, 2018

Celebrating the NHS’s 70th: Will it Innovate or Stagnate?

In mid-May, Economic Research Council in partnership with Optimity Advisors invited 3 experienced healthcare innovators to share their views at an event titled: ‘Innovate or Stagnate: Can Technology keep the NHS healthy at 70?’

/ July 6, 2018