Tag: UK

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
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
European Home Ownership vs Population Density

Chart of the Week: European Home Ownership vs Population Density

Considering that Germany has the lowest home ownership rate, relatively high population density and yet is acknowledged globally as one of the most prosperous European economies; their housing market...

/ November 15, 2018