All posts by Aimée Allam

Damon de Laszlo

August 2014

Global trade and a great deal of prosperity generated over the last decade or so has depended on the free movement of goods and people. In the last few months there has been an insidious and growing disruption to both....

/ August 19, 2014
Weekly Hours Worked

Chart of the Week: Week 33, 2014: Weekly Hours Worked

The labour market recovery is now in full flow with unemployment falling to 6.4% in the second quarter of 2014.

/ August 13, 2014
The American Recovery

Chart of the Week: Week 32, 2014: The American Recovery

In contrast to the UK recovery (covered by last week's chart), the US economy has been looking very positive for a while now.

/ August 6, 2014
UK Recessions and Recoveries

Chart of the Week: Week 31, 2014: UK Recessions and Recoveries

The preliminary estimate of GDP growth for the second quarter of 2014, released at the end of last week, suggested that the UK economy has finally overtaken the previous peak of output before the recession in 2008.

/ July 30, 2014