Tag: austerity

UK Supermarkets Market Share

UK Supermarkets Market Share

The UK Competition and Markets Authority delivered a major blow to the efforts of Sainsbury Plc to acquire Asda, the WalMart-owned grocery competitor. The deal would have created...

/ March 21, 2019

GDP per Hour Worked and Labour Market Reforms

If anything is to be learned from the contrasting experiences of Germany and Greece, it is that there is rarely a policy in economics which is always correct or universally applicable...

/ March 14, 2019
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