Tag: consumption

Assessing the Impact of US Tax Cuts

Assessing the Impact of US Tax Cuts

Recent empirical evidence can do well to inform the debate on UK public policy, especially in the midst of the contest for the selection of a new Prime Minister.

/ June 13, 2019
Indian Consumption and Investment as a Percentage of GDP

Indian Consumption and Investment as a Percentage of GDP

With elections looming in April/May, the Modi administration has recently released an interim Union Budget proposing policies that offer a rebate to taxpayers earning up to 500,000 rupees (7000 USD), benefitting...

/ February 7, 2019

Shrinkflation and the Importance of Measured, Honest Analysis

Caution must always be exercised when making definitive statements about economic developments, something especially true of unwieldy, nationwide aggregations of trends in markets as large and diverse as consumer goods. Headlines such as...

/ January 24, 2019
Historical Electricity Prices vs Consumption

Chart of the Week: Week 4, 2017: Historical Electricity Prices vs Consumption

In this chart we can see that from 2000, consumption by both industry and the public has declined. The price of electricity supplied to both domestic and industrial sectors has risen significantly.

/ January 27, 2017