Tag: UK

Change in Households' Net Tax/Benefit Position

Chart of the Week: Week 32, 2018: Households, Taxes and Benefits over the Last Decade

Following the 2010 election, Labour lost power to a Conservative -Liberal Democrat coalition, which introduced sweeping austerity legislation. Described by the FT at the time as the’ most drastic…in living memory’, the budget cuts amounted to £81 billion over...

/ August 9, 2018
Damon de Laszlo

August 2018

The market setback for the technology companies seems mostly to have been driven by a relatively small amount of selling into a market that is suffering from a lack of so-called ‘market makers’.  These thin and volatile...

/ August 6, 2018
GDP per Capita of Latin America's 7 Largest Economies

Chart of the Week: Week 30, 2018: GDP per Capita of Latin America’s 7 Largest Economies

The post-recession trends in GDP per capita of South America’s seven largest economies have varied over the last decade. All economies were affected differently by the 2008 financial crisis but...

/ July 26, 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