Tag: deficit

Historical Public Sector Net Borrowing

Historical Public Sector Net Borrowing: Post-Covid 19 Forecast

Despite the unprecedented and, as yet, incalculable, cost of government measures, the OBR have stated that ‘we can be confident that the cost of inaction would ultimately have been much higher.’.

/ April 23, 2020
Covid 19: How People are making Ends meet

Covid 19: How are people are making ends meet?

There is a risk that following the shock of the pandemic and poor economic recovery, deep seated pessimism may set in for the young, who already feel that their lives will be less prosperous than their parents’.

/ April 16, 2020
UK GCFC vs Current Account Deficit

UK Gross Fixed Capital Formation v.s. Current Account Deficit

The longer Brexit negotiations continue to stall, the longer any votes are delayed and the status-quo persists, the more economic actors will simply revert to their old behaviours...

/ March 1, 2019
US Trade with Mexico

Chart of the Week: Week 5, 2017: US Trade with Mexico

The chart shows that the US has been in trade deficit with Mexico since Clinton came to power, with George Bush Jnr presiding over the period with the largest deficit increase; around $29 billion.

/ February 9, 2017