Tag: labour market

Clash Of The Titans

Enter your 2019 Economic Forecasts!

One of the prevailing narratives in economics over the past few decades has been the stifling of wage growth. The NAIRU provides an interesting lens through which to gauge labour market slack. The recent decreases....

/ December 6, 2018
Historical Trends in UK Unemployment

Chart of the Week: Historical Trends in UK Unemployment and Effects on Wage Growth

One of the prevailing narratives in economics over the past few decades has been the stifling of wage growth. The NAIRU provides an interesting lens through which to gauge labour market slack. The recent decreases....

/ December 6, 2018
UK Labour Market

Chart of the Week: Week 20, 2016: UK Labour Market

Today's labour market statistics (for the first quarter of the year) show that the unemployment rate remained at 5.1%, where it has been since November 2015.

/ May 18, 2016

Chart of the Week: Week 47, 2013: The Graduate Labour Market

Summary Following on from our chart last week on underemployment, this week we looked at the interaction between recent graduates and young non-graduates in the labour market, courtesy of a recent ONS report. What does the chart show?  » Read more...

/ November 20, 2013