Tag: employment

Happiness Index since 2015 of World's Largest Economies

Ten Largest Global Economies: Happiness Index since 2015

Out of the countries shown, the UK is perhaps the most confounding. Over the data period it has experienced significant political upheaval and societal division, centered around the Brexit vote. In 2016, the statistics suggest that Britain actually became happier...

/ August 22, 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

Chart of the Week: Gender, Disability, Wages and Employment

While non-disabled men’s and women’s wages have been incrementally rising since 2013, those of their disabled counterparts...

/ October 10, 2018
Historical UK Unemployment & Vacancies vs Migration

Chart of the Week: Week 29, 2018: Historical UK Unemployment & Vacancies vs Migration

Following the recession, unemployment increased to its highest level since 1995 at 8.4% of the workforce in 2011 Q4. It has since recovered, halving to its current rate of 4.2%, (898,700 persons) , its lowest since 1975. Recent trends in...

/ July 19, 2018