The Economic Research Council’s third annual Clash of the Titans was held last night, and we received three sets of forecasts from three leading economic thinkers (you can see their forecasts in full here).
As the annual Clash of the Titans economic prediction competition is taking place next week on the 10th December, we’ve taken a look back at last year’s forecasts.
Public sector finance figures were released at the end of last week, showing that net borrowing had decreased in the financial year 2012/13.
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? The red and blue lines show the unemployment rate (the percentage of people within a group that […]
The unemployment rate over the past three months fell to 7.6%: the lowest point since the first half of 2009.
A paper was published this week by the Centre for Research and Analysis of Migration (based in UCL), investigating the impact different immigrant groups have on the UK Government’s budget.