Tag: GDP

UK Economic Forecasts

Chart of the Week: Week 49, 2015: UK Economic Forecasts

Last week, the Economic Research Council hosted our fifth annual economic forecasting event, the "Clash of the Titans", where we invited three economic experts to give their forecasts for 2016.

/ December 9, 2015
US and UK Recoveries

Chart of the Week: Week 31, 2015: US and UK Recoveries

Last week, we compared the latest UK recession and recovery to historical recessions. This week, we're comparing the UK recovery to that of the US, where despite first quarter growth problems, the recovery from the recession looks strong.

/ August 5, 2015
UK GDP Growth by Sector

Chart of the Week: Week 22, 2015: UK GDP Growth by Sector

Contrary to most economists' expectations, the overall growth rate in the first quarter of this year remained unchanged last week, at a disappointing 0.3% (most people had expected it to be revised upwards).

/ June 3, 2015
UK GDP Per Capita

Chart of the Week: Week 4, 2015: UK GDP Per Capita

Preliminary growth figures for the final quarter of last year were released yesterday, and although quarterly growth slowed down to 0.5%, 2014 was still the best year of growth since 2007 with an annual rate of 2.6%.

/ January 28, 2015