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World Economic Forum 2015 | Statistics

World Economic Forum 2015 | Statistics | Macroeconomics | Scoop.it

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https://agenda.weforum.org/2015/05/which-country-comes-top-for-skills-and-education/

 


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Is this as you would have expected?

 

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AS Aggregate Supply Aggregate Demand Shifts - The effect on Macro Indicators Exam Technique

Aggregate Supply Aggregate Demand Shifts Exam Technique - How to effectively explain the effect on key macroeconomic indicators following shifts in aggregate...
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A great video for this section of the course

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UK welfare spending: how much does each benefit really cost?

UK welfare spending: how much does each benefit really cost? | Macroeconomics | Scoop.it
Which are Britain's most expensive benefits and where does the money go?

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This is a fantastic graphic for what the Government spends

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No Triple Dip does not mean a good recovery

No Triple Dip does not mean a good recovery | Macroeconomics | Scoop.it
John Van Reenen reacts to the news today that the UK has avoided economic contraction in the last quarter. Whilst Osborne may see this as cause to celebrate, there is nothing commendable about an e...

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Geoff Riley's curator insight, April 25, 2013 10:53 AM

Really excellent analysis here that provides a critique of the coalition's fiscal strategy

Graham Watson's curator insight, May 2, 2013 7:12 AM

Rescooped via Geoff Riley, this response to the fact we missed a triple-dip recession showcases the considered analysis of John Van Reenen. As Has already been suggested: excellent analysis here.

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Don't be fooled by the GDP figures – Britain needs to change course

Don't be fooled by the GDP figures – Britain needs to change course | Macroeconomics | Scoop.it
Will Hutton: The UK needs massive structural reforms in the way companies are owned and managed, along with a revolution in innovation

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Always worth consideration, Will Hutton poses some interesting questions

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Geoff Riley's curator insight, April 25, 2013 10:27 AM

Will Hutton argues for radical reform of banking in the UK and the way in which businesses are owned and managed.

Sdg's curator insight, May 5, 2013 1:34 PM

If you like will hutton's angle try one of his book's in the library.

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Michael Porter unveils new health and happiness index

Michael Porter unveils new health and happiness index | Macroeconomics | Scoop.it
Can Harvard professor Michael Porter do for wellbeing and happiness what others have so far failed to achieve? The Guardian's Jo Confino reports: "Porter, the creator of the shared value concept, w...
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A great review of the latest thinking on wellbeing and happyness

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Bank of England governor attacks eurozone austerity

Bank of England governor attacks eurozone austerity | Macroeconomics | Scoop.it
Mark Carney says eurozone is caught in a debt trap and should ease hardline budget cuts just days after the Syriza election directly challenged policy
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Sound advice form Carney

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Cost-push and demand-pull

Use the AD-AS model to explain cost push and demand pull inflation

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Very useful for helping to understand these causes of inflation

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Why does inflation matter?

Why does inflation matter? Watch our short video to find out more.

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What do you think??

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RPI review recommends new inflation index - The Guardian

RPI review recommends new inflation index - The Guardian | Macroeconomics | Scoop.it
Telegraph.co.uk RPI review recommends new inflation index The Guardian The Office for National Statistics has issued a surprise decision to keep key inflation measure the RPI intact while recommending that a new index meeting international...

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Is it time for a new measure of inflation?

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George Osborne set to expand Funding for Lending Scheme

George Osborne set to expand Funding for Lending Scheme | Macroeconomics | Scoop.it
Chancellor to extend the flagship £80bn scheme to specifically target banks that lend to small businesses

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A great idea to try and stimulate some growth?

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Geoff Riley's curator insight, April 23, 2013 4:18 PM

Another development in the  battle to get the fragile banking system to lend more to small and medium sized enterprises .... show awareness of Funding for Lending as part of monetary policy

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Altough interest rates are low, banks are not lending enough to businesses, thus stifling growth. This initiative aims to increase money supply in credit form so businesses can INVEST-> AD!
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AS Macro Fiscal Policy Questions

Context – the size of the deficit

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Some great revision materials

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Geoff Riley's curator insight, April 25, 2013 5:19 PM

Looking at a couple of AS macro fiscal policy questions

Marist Economics's curator insight, May 14, 2013 9:08 AM

A very topical issue- and therfore likely focus for essay question #econ2

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GDP numbers 'encouraging' but not an easy road ahead, says Osborne - Telegraph

GDP numbers 'encouraging' but not an easy road ahead, says Osborne - Telegraph | Macroeconomics | Scoop.it
The better-than-expected growth in the first quarter of the year is "encouraging", Chancellor George Osborne said today, but he warned of further difficult decisions as the economy's problems were confronted.
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