Month: December 2018

Italy and Greece: Public Debt vs Non-Performing Loans

Chart of the Week: Italian and Greek Non-Performing Loans vs Public Debt

The chart demonstrates that, although Italy and Greece share a similar narrative in terms of poor loan performance across business, personal and residential loans; they have experienced widely differing outcomes. This reflects....

/ December 13, 2018
Damon de Laszlo

December 2018

The government and parliamentary antics are in danger of creating a frightening constitutional crisis, potentially more damaging than anything the Brexit debate has so far engendered......

/ December 11, 2018
Clash Of The Titans

Enter your 2019 Economic Forecasts!

One of the prevailing narratives in economics over the past few decades has been the stifling of wage growth. The NAIRU provides an interesting lens through which to gauge labour market slack. The recent decreases....

/ December 6, 2018
Historical Trends in UK Unemployment

Chart of the Week: Historical Trends in UK Unemployment and Effects on Wage Growth

One of the prevailing narratives in economics over the past few decades has been the stifling of wage growth. The NAIRU provides an interesting lens through which to gauge labour market slack. The recent decreases....

/ December 6, 2018