Tag: inflation

Chart of the Week

The rise in CPI to recent highs of 2.5% in June left many observers warning of persistent inflationary pressure. Nevertheless, the Governor of the Bank of England, Andrew Bailey, cautioned against overreacting to a ‘temporary’ jump in inflation. CPI figures...

/ August 19, 2021
Covid 19: How People are making Ends meet

Covid 19: How are people are making ends meet?

There is a risk that following the shock of the pandemic and poor economic recovery, deep seated pessimism may set in for the young, who already feel that their lives will be less prosperous than their parents’.

/ April 16, 2020
High Demand Household Items Price Changes

COVID 19 and Inflation

The combined hit to both demand and supply sides means that the COVID 19 recession will be a departure from the those seen in the 1930s and 2008: inflation is indeed likely. The risk is that the recovery may cause

/ April 8, 2020

Enter the 9th Annual Clash of the Titans Competition

In association with KPMG, the Economic Research Council is running its ninth annual Clash of the Titans economic forecasting competition. Click to hear our economic experts detail their predictions for 2020 and enter your own!

/ November 22, 2019