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People were happier in 1957 than today, according to research

People were happier in 1957 than today, according to research | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

People living in 1957 were happier than people are today – and happiness levels have not reached those levels in the intervening 60 years, according to research.

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The Centre for Competitive Advantage in the Global Economy (CAGE) is funded by the ESRC

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A 'modest' increase in public spending is needed. Austerity economics has failed

Real misery is being caused to real people the country over,' says Scotland's First Minister

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The article cites the ESRC-funded Institute for Fiscal Studies.

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UK Economy Accelerates In Q2 2014, Indicates NIESR

UK Economy Accelerates In Q2 2014, Indicates NIESR | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

"For the 24 hours to 23:00 GMT, the GBP fell 0.12% against the USD and closed at 1.7134, after disappointing industrial and manufacturing data from the UK. The industrial production in the UK declined 0.7% (M-o-M) in May, following a revised rise of 0.3% recorded in April. Market had expected industrial production to rise 0.3% in May. On a similar note, the manufacturing production on a monthly basis, dropped 1.3% in May, following a revised rise of 0.3% recorded in the preceding month."

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Article foscussed on GDP estimates from the ESRC-supported National Institute of Economic and Social Research.

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Latest Forecast for UK Economy

Latest Forecast for UK Economy | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

We have revised up our forecast for GDP growth in 2015 significantly, to almost 3 per cent. This is almost entirely due to the sharp fall in the oil price.

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The article cites the National Institute for Economic and Social Research, which receives funding from the ESRC.

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George Osborne needlessly shrank 5 per cent off GDP with 2010 cuts, says think tank

George Osborne needlessly shrank 5 per cent off GDP with 2010 cuts, says think tank | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
 Respected NIESR blames delay in economic recovery on unnecessarily aggressive cuts in 2010 which cost UK almost £1,500 per person
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The article cites the National Institute of Economic and Social Research. NIESR receives funding from the ESRC.

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3Smith Damir's curator insight, October 14, 2015 6:40 PM

(a) What indicator Is being discussed?

      GDP

(b) Summarize the article:

 

(c) I did not realize:

      I did not realize that

3 Michael Allen's curator insight, February 26, 2016 10:54 AM

GDP