Tag: GDP

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
The Impact of Covid 19 on Global Growth Projections

The Impact of Covid 19 on Global Growth Projections

Researchers from Imperial College London predicting that ‘transmission will quickly rebound if interventions are relaxed.’. If this causes reintroduction of measures, then a double-dip recession looms. Indeed, should the spread of the virus maintain this pace, a sustained decline is

/ April 2, 2020
Government & Household Debt v.s. Population Density

Chart of the Week: UK Government & Household Debt vs. GDP

Over the past 40 years, government debt as a proportion of GDP has predominantly remained in the 30%-50% range. This trend ended with the financial crisis, after which  government policy has been centered on reducing the debt to GDP ratio...

/ November 22, 2018
UK Trade Balance with Largest Commonwealth Economies

Chart of the Week: UK Trade Balance with Largest Commonwealth Economies

Already existent strong trade ties between neighbouring nations could potentially prove limiting for Britain’s trade expansion ...

/ November 1, 2018