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Falling investment poses another problem for Osborne

Falling investment poses another problem for Osborne | aqa econ4 | Scoop.it
UK economy does need to rebalance towards investment, manufacturing and exports; thus far there is precious little sign of it happening
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Impact on Investment: UK business confidence 'improving'

Impact on Investment: UK business confidence 'improving' | aqa econ4 | Scoop.it
Confidence among UK businesses is continuing to improve, a survey suggests, despite slow growth in the economy.
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Problems of Economic Growth: Inside China's most polluted city

As Beijing residents are told to limit time outside because of pollution, some of the 10 million residents in Shinjiazhuang, China's most polluted city, who ...
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Fotheringham's curator insight, March 26, 2013 7:45 AM

Yikes, and our colleagues are up around Shinjiazhuang... yikes.

 

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Impact on Investment: UK business confidence 'improving'

Impact on Investment: UK business confidence 'improving' | aqa econ4 | Scoop.it
Confidence among UK businesses is continuing to improve, a survey suggests, despite slow growth in the economy.
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Cameron's minimum alcohol price plans to outlaw cheap drinks are 'dead in the water'

Cameron's minimum alcohol price plans to outlaw cheap drinks are 'dead in the water' | aqa econ4 | Scoop.it
David Cameron has insisted on pressing ahead with proposals to outlaw selling alcohol at less than 45p a unit in England and Wales.
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UK productivity puzzle baffles economists

UK productivity puzzle baffles economists | aqa econ4 | Scoop.it
With more people getting jobs while the economy is contracting, productivity in the UK is falling.
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Govt Spending needed to boost economy: Economy will not recover until 2014, says thinktank

Govt Spending needed to boost economy: Economy will not recover until 2014, says thinktank | aqa econ4 | Scoop.it
National Institute of Economic and Social Research predicts poor growth this year unless state tries to stimulate spending
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The UK must spend, lend and change to drive upturn in the economy

The UK must spend, lend and change to drive upturn in the economy | aqa econ4 | Scoop.it
Economists are not always good at predicting turning points in an economy. But if there is one group that finds it even trickier, it is business people.

Via Geoff Riley
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Geoff Riley's curator insight, February 24, 2013 5:28 PM

Gerard Lyons is the new economic advisor to Boris Johnson, the Mayor of London.

nick sennett's curator insight, March 12, 2013 6:28 PM

Maybe, but do we need a railway that will not be completed for 20 years when there are more short term projects that might kick start the economy?

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A* Evaluation on Growth stategies: A Manifesto for Growth - the LSE Growth Commission Report

On Thursday 31st of January 2013, the long-awaited LSE Growth Commission Report was published and launched in London.
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Multiplier Effect: BBC 'boosts UK economy by £8bn'

Multiplier Effect: BBC 'boosts UK economy by £8bn' | aqa econ4 | Scoop.it
The BBC generated more than £8bn for the UK economy in 2011-12 - almost twice its licence fee spend - according to a new report by the Corporation.
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South Hunsley Economics's curator insight, January 21, 2013 4:04 PM

excellent example of the multiplier effect

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balance of payments - structure of the current account

a video to explain the structure of the UK balance of payments current account structure with example figures to indicate surplus and deficit
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EU costs and benefits: an impossible balancing act

EU costs and benefits: an impossible balancing act | aqa econ4 | Scoop.it
Talk of leaving the European Union has increased steadily since the debt crisis started, but no-one knows what the exact costs and benefits of staying in or getting out of the European club actually are.
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Problems of Economic Growth: Inside China's most polluted city

As Beijing residents are told to limit time outside because of pollution, some of the 10 million residents in Shinjiazhuang, China's most polluted city, who ...
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Yikes, and our colleagues are up around Shinjiazhuang... yikes.

 

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AQA - context of CHina's economic growth on the UK economy - think about our ethical awareness, social cost in China etc

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Great examples of Growth businesses. Use them!

Great examples of Growth businesses. Use them! | aqa econ4 | Scoop.it
Although the UK economy is suffering its longest downturn for generations some British companies appear to be thriving.
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UK doubles exports to BRICS since crisis - Telegraph

UK doubles exports to BRICS since crisis - Telegraph | aqa econ4 | Scoop.it
British companies have more than doubled their exports to the fastest growing emerging nations since before the crisis in a bid to cash in on the rapid expansion in the developing world.

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Think impact on UK Exports: Eurozone sees recession deepen

Think impact on UK Exports: Eurozone sees recession deepen | aqa econ4 | Scoop.it
The eurozone recession deepened in the final three months of 2012, with the area's economy contracting by 0.6%.
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Pound steadies after UK AAA cut

Pound steadies after UK AAA cut | aqa econ4 | Scoop.it
The pound steadies in Monday trading in the wake of Moody's decision on Friday to deprive the UK of its top-notch AAA credit rating.
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Negative rate 'should be considered'

Negative rate 'should be considered' | aqa econ4 | Scoop.it
Bank of England deputy governor Paul Tucker says the "extraordinary" move of introducing negative interest rates should be considered.
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The Oil Drum | Ten Reasons Why High Oil Prices are a Problem

The Oil Drum | Ten Reasons Why High Oil Prices are a Problem | aqa econ4 | Scoop.it
In fact, there is good reason to believe that the cost of oil extraction will continue to rise faster than the rate of inflation, because we are hitting a situation of “diminishing returns”. There is evidence that world ...
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ECONOMIC GROWTH: Economy 'shrank at end of 2012'

ECONOMIC GROWTH: Economy 'shrank at end of 2012' | aqa econ4 | Scoop.it

The National Institute of Economic and Social Research (NIESR) says the UK economy contracted 0.3% in the last three months of 2012.

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