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BoE's Andrew Haldane warns of regional growth inequality - BBC News

BoE's Andrew Haldane warns of regional growth inequality - BBC News | Y1 Macro: UK Economy | Scoop.it
Regional growth inequality in the UK is becoming more pronounced, says Bank of England chief economist Andrew Haldane.
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Inflation measure to be changed to include home owning costs - BBC News

Inflation measure to be changed to include home owning costs - BBC News | Y1 Macro: UK Economy | Scoop.it
The UK is introducing a different measure of inflation to better reflect everyday price changes which will include the cost of owning a home.
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What does macroeconomic policy look like when people aren’t perfectly rational? - Equitable Growth

What does macroeconomic policy look like when people aren’t perfectly rational? - Equitable Growth | Y1 Macro: UK Economy | Scoop.it
 A new paper integrates the insights of behavioral economics into the assumptions that inform a macroeconomics model.
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UK industrial output weakens while trade deficit widens - BBC News

UK industrial output weakens while trade deficit widens - BBC News | Y1 Macro: UK Economy | Scoop.it
UK industrial production fell in August, official figures show, as manufacturing failed to make a strong recovery from a mid-summer slump.
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Is government spending on roads and railways a good idea? - BBC News

Is government spending on roads and railways a good idea? - BBC News | Y1 Macro: UK Economy | Scoop.it
As the Conservative government sets its sights on infrastructure spending to help the economy, academic experts ponder if such investment is a boost or a waste of money.
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Philip Hammond announces Autumn Statement on 23 November - BBC News

Philip Hammond announces Autumn Statement on 23 November - BBC News | Y1 Macro: UK Economy | Scoop.it
Chancellor Philip Hammond will deliver his first Autumn Statement, setting out the government's tax and spending plans, on Wednesday 23 November.
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BAME workers in UK are third more likely to be underemployed – report

BAME workers in UK are third more likely to be underemployed – report | Y1 Macro: UK Economy | Scoop.it
TUC says study highlights a waste of black, Asian and minority ethnic talent and urges more effort to tackle discrimination at work
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UK jobless total falls to 1.64 million - BBC News

UK jobless total falls to 1.64 million - BBC News | Y1 Macro: UK Economy | Scoop.it
UK unemployment fell by 52,000 to 1.64 million between April and June in the run-up to the Brexit vote, official figures indicate.
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Bank of England warns Brexit risks beginning to crystallise - BBC News

Bank of England warns Brexit risks beginning to crystallise - BBC News | Y1 Macro: UK Economy | Scoop.it
The Bank of England warns that financial risks related to Brexit are beginning to emerge and says the outlook for UK financial stability is "challenging".
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Brexit and the easing of austerity - BBC News

Brexit and the easing of austerity - BBC News | Y1 Macro: UK Economy | Scoop.it
Theresa May signalled that she will abandon George Osborne's budget surplus target if she becomes prime minister. Now the chancellor has backed her.
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Cheese boss: 'The pound dropping is a net advantage' - BBC News

Cheese boss: 'The pound dropping is a net advantage' - BBC News | Y1 Macro: UK Economy | Scoop.it
Robert Pouget, managing director of the Oxford Cheese Company, says the pound dropping in value is an advantage to him both for exports and for home sales.
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Using jelly beans to explain productivity - BBC News

Using jelly beans to explain productivity - BBC News | Y1 Macro: UK Economy | Scoop.it
Colm O'Regan visits a jelly bean factory to talk about the importance of productivity.
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UK trade deficit biggest since 2008 in first quarter - BBC News

UK trade deficit biggest since 2008 in first quarter - BBC News | Y1 Macro: UK Economy | Scoop.it
The UK's trade deficit for the first quarter is at its biggest since 2008 in what one analyst described as "truly horrible" figures.
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UK unemployment falls to 11-year low - BBC News

UK unemployment falls to 11-year low - BBC News | Y1 Macro: UK Economy | Scoop.it
UK unemployment falls by 37,000 to 1.6 million in the three months to September, ONS figures show.
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UK trade deficit widens in September, official figures show - BBC News

UK trade deficit widens in September, official figures show - BBC News | Y1 Macro: UK Economy | Scoop.it
The UK trade deficit in goods and services widened to £5.2bn in September from £3.8bn in August, the Office for National Statistics says.
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Retailers warn government of Brexit price rises - BBC News

Retailers warn government of Brexit price rises - BBC News | Y1 Macro: UK Economy | Scoop.it
The British Retail Consortium has followed other business leaders warning that using World Trade Organization rules will mean higher prices in the shops.
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UK productivity back at pre-crisis levels - BBC News

UK productivity back at pre-crisis levels - BBC News | Y1 Macro: UK Economy | Scoop.it
Longer hours and more people working have boosted UK economic growth since the financial crisis but lack of productivity growth means wages and living standards have not improved - why?
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Hammond: Austerity isn't over - BBC News

Hammond: Austerity isn't over - BBC News | Y1 Macro: UK Economy | Scoop.it
As the figures show the UK economy performing strongly, the chancellor has made it clear fiscal discipline is still central to the Conservative project.
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UK trade deficit shrinks in July - BBC News

UK trade deficit shrinks in July - BBC News | Y1 Macro: UK Economy | Scoop.it
The UK trade deficit in goods and services shrank to £4.5bn in July from £5.6bn the previous month, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) says.
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Gender pay gap: women in UK still far adrift on salary and promotion

Gender pay gap: women in UK still far adrift on salary and promotion | Y1 Macro: UK Economy | Scoop.it
IFS research shows average difference in pay is 18% and widens markedly after women have children
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Mark Carney hits the reassurance button - BBC News

Mark Carney hits the reassurance button - BBC News | Y1 Macro: UK Economy | Scoop.it
Now that the decision on leaving the EU is made, the governor of the Bank of England has subtly moved from warning the voters to reassuring the markets.
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Reality Check: How important is foreign investment? - BBC News

Reality Check: How important is foreign investment? - BBC News | Y1 Macro: UK Economy | Scoop.it
Why is foreign investment so important to the future of the UK economy?
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Osborne abandons 2020 budget surplus target - BBC News

Osborne abandons 2020 budget surplus target - BBC News | Y1 Macro: UK Economy | Scoop.it
Chancellor George Osborne abandons his target to restore government finances to a surplus by 2020, saying there were 'clear signs' of a shock to the economy.
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UK current account deficit remains near record - BBC News

UK current account deficit remains near record - BBC News | Y1 Macro: UK Economy | Scoop.it
The UK's current account deficit remained close to a record high in the first quarter of the year, official figures show.
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UK inflation rate falls on cheaper air fares - BBC News

UK inflation rate falls on cheaper air fares - BBC News | Y1 Macro: UK Economy | Scoop.it
The UK's inflation rate fell in April for the first time since September, largely due to cheaper air fares after the Easter holidays.
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