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Borrowing up £9bn in first four months of 2014/15

Public sector borrowing in the first four months of the financial year was more than £9bn higher than the same period in 2013/14.

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Research findings are analysed by the ESRC-funded Institute of Fiscal Studies

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​UK tops world table for economic growth

​UK tops world table for economic growth | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

The UK economy is expanding at its fastest rate since 2007, performing better than any other economy in the G7.

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The article cites research from the National Institute for Economic and Social Research (NIESR). NIESR is a partner in two ESRC research centres, LLAKES and the Institute for Macroeconomics

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Keep the champagne on ice – there are some clear and worrying signs that the economy is slowing

Keep the champagne on ice – there are some clear and worrying signs that the economy is slowing | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
This may be as good as it gets. Last week was full of downside economic surprises. It started with a data release by the German Federal Statistical Office showing that industrial production unexpectedly fell in real terms.
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The article cites estimates from the National Institute for Economic and Social Research, which receives ESRC funding.

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Business investment growth suggests UK economic recovery is broadening - Business Matters

Business investment growth suggests UK economic recovery is broadening - Business Matters | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
Official data confirm the UK economy grew by 0.8pc in the first quarter, as strong consumer spending growth supported by robust business investment
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Article features estimations from the National Institute of Economic and Social Research, which receives funding from the ESRC.

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Osborne rakes in £1bn stamp duty bonanza amid house price boom

Osborne rakes in £1bn stamp duty bonanza amid house price boom | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

In the first four months of the financial year, from April to July, the amount of money paid in stamp duty to the Government has soared by 26.5 per cent to £4.8 billion. 

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Article cites the ESRC funded Institiute of Fiscal Studies

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Why aren't I feeling better?

Why aren't I feeling better? | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

The economy is producing more than it has ever produced before - so should we not feel more prosperous than ever before?

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The article cites figures from the Institute for Fiscal Studies which is funded by the ESRC.

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Nick Clegg and Danny Alexander: Our disciplined approach is the only way to deal with the deficit

Nick Clegg and Danny Alexander: Our disciplined approach is the only way to deal with the deficit | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
The biggest question for all of the parties at the next election will be this: who can be trusted with people’s money and relied upon to free our children and grandchildren from the crippling burden of debt, while also investing in the things the country needs to succeed?
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Chancellor's Hong Kong speech reflects concerns of NIESR economists

Chancellor's Hong Kong speech reflects concerns of NIESR economists | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Economists from the National Institute of Economic and Social Research (NIESR) warned in one of their recent studies that an unbalanced recovery driven primarily by consumer spending, especially if accompanied by rising house prices, is worrying from a long-term perspective. The NIESR also warned that in order to sustain the current pace of growth, Britain needs to rebalance its economy primarily by moving away from debt-driven domestic consumption towards more exports and production. 

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The National Institute of Economic and Social Research is Britain's longest established independent research institute, founded in 1938, carrying out research commissioned from a variety of sources including the Economic and Social Research Council

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