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10 ways to cool the housing market

10 ways to cool the housing market | AS Economics | Scoop.it
With house prices becoming unaffordable for many, the Bank of England is raising expectations that it will act soon to help cool the market.
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Unit 1 Micro: Legal Highs and Information Failure

Unit 1 Micro: Legal Highs and Information Failure | AS Economics | Scoop.it
Here is an example of a product which has important market failure implications. BBC Newsnight investigates the open sale of legal highs - not approved for human consumption - but which are a growing presence even on mainstream high streets..
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'A third' can't afford healthy food

'A third' can't afford healthy food | AS Economics | Scoop.it
High food prices mean a third of UK adults are struggling to afford to eat healthily, a survey by the British Heart Foundation suggests.
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What's at stake with the TPP?

What's at stake with the TPP? | AS Economics | Scoop.it
Four experts weigh in on whether the ambitious Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) free trade agreement will work.
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Renewable energy projects approved

Renewable energy projects approved | AS Economics | Scoop.it
Eight renewable energy projects, expected to support 8,500 jobs, are given the green light by the government.
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UK government hits borrowing target

UK government hits borrowing target | AS Economics | Scoop.it
The UK government borrowed £107.7bn in the financial year to April 2014, lower than the amount it borrowed the previous year.
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Q&A: What is 'forward guidance'?

Q&A: What is 'forward guidance'? | AS Economics | Scoop.it
The Bank of England governor, Mark Carney, has overhauled his policy of "forward guidance" - but what is it?
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Lifestyle quiz to secure a mortgage

Lifestyle quiz to secure a mortgage | AS Economics | Scoop.it
Mortgage applicants will face tougher questions about their lifestyle from lenders, under new rules that come into force on Saturday.
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Revision on Labour Market Failure

Revision on Labour Market Failure | AS Economics | Scoop.it
Revision resources on the topic of labour market failure.
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Breast cancer drug price cut urged

Breast cancer drug price cut urged | AS Economics | Scoop.it
Campaigners urge pharmaceutical giant Roche to lower the cost of a pioneering breast cancer drug as the NHS prepares to rejects its use on price grounds.
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Property sales continue to pick up

Property sales continue to pick up | AS Economics | Scoop.it
UK property sales were 19% higher in March than the same month a year ago as buyers continued to return to the market, figures show.
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EU in slow progress on deficit cuts

EU in slow progress on deficit cuts | AS Economics | Scoop.it
EU member countries have cut new government borrowing, but total debt continues to rise, European Commission figures show.
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Whatever happened to full employment?

Whatever happened to full employment? | AS Economics | Scoop.it
Full employment used to be a much cherished political mantra. Why does it seem to have disappeared from public debate?
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UK inflation rate hits four-year low

UK inflation rate hits four-year low | AS Economics | Scoop.it
The UK's inflation rate fell to a fresh four-year low in February, driven by a drop in the price of petrol.
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