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Sovereign doubts

Sovereign doubts | Econ Unit Two | Scoop.it
ECONOMISTS are an argumentative bunch. Yet before the crisis most found common ground in the notion that fiscal stimulus was an obsolete relic. Monetary policy...
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Controlling interest

Controlling interest | Econ Unit Two | Scoop.it
BEFORE the financial crisis life was simple for central bankers. They had a clear mission: temper booms and busts to maintain low and stable inflation. And they had...
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Buy me a river

Buy me a river | Econ Unit Two | Scoop.it
A new index attempts to take stock of countries' total wealthTHE world is seemingly fixated on short-term economic flows: GDP, industrial production, consumer...
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Bank 'must limit house price booms'

Bank 'must limit house price booms' | Econ Unit Two | Scoop.it
The Bank of England should use its powers to limit house price increases to 5% a year to "take the froth out" of price booms, a surveyors' group says.
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Social enterprise: the solution for UK unemployment? - The Guardian (blog)

Social enterprise: the solution for UK unemployment? - The Guardian (blog) | Econ Unit Two | Scoop.it
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U.K. ILO unemployment rate steady at 7.8% , Market News - ICN.com

20/03/2013-The National Statistics Office said on Wednesday that the ILO unemployment rate for U.K. in the three-month ending January 2013 was steady at 7.8 percent as expected.
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Employment and unemployment in the UK | Visual.ly

Employment and unemployment in the UK | Visual.ly | Econ Unit Two | Scoop.it
Overview of the latest UK employment and unemployment statistics including average weekly earnings and earnings by industry.
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North west unemployment falls

North west unemployment falls | Econ Unit Two | Scoop.it
The number of unemployed people and those claiming Jobseeker's Allowance in the north west has fallen.
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Youth unemployment at record high across the UK and Europe - The Sun

Youth unemployment at record high across the UK and Europe - The Sun | Econ Unit Two | Scoop.it
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Youth unemployment at record high across the UK and Europe
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YOUTH unemployment has soared to a staggering record of almost SIX MILLION across the UK and Europe.
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UK unemployment: Jobs up, pay down - BBC News

UK unemployment: Jobs up, pay down - BBC News | Econ Unit Two | Scoop.it
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UK unemployment: Jobs up, pay down
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Take the murky stuff first: that 82,000 fall in the broader measure of unemployment certainly sounds good. In fact, it's the largest quarterly fall in more than a decade.
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UK net migration down by quarter

UK net migration down by quarter | Econ Unit Two | Scoop.it
Net migration levels fell from 242,000 to 183,000 in the year to March as fewer foreign nationals study in the UK, estimated figures indicate.

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Eurozone unemployment hits new high - The Guardian

Eurozone unemployment hits new high - The Guardian | Econ Unit Two | Scoop.it
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Eurozone unemployment hits new high
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Meanwhile, Ireland's deputy prime minister, Eamon Gilmore, criticised David Cameron's idea of renegotiating the UK's relationship with Brussels.
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The Institute For Fiscal Studies - The new tax break for some married couples

The Institute For Fiscal Studies - The new tax break for some married couples | Econ Unit Two | Scoop.it
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What’s the right ‘type’ of growth for the UK economy?

What’s the right ‘type’ of growth for the UK economy? | Econ Unit Two | Scoop.it
Most of us are keen to see the economy grow – as measured by GDP – and in the short run, the most likely driver of growth will be aggregate demand (AD). But which component of AD do we want to grow the most?
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English house prices at record high

English house prices at record high | Econ Unit Two | Scoop.it
House prices in England have reached a record high, according to figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
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Wealth effect and the feel good factor

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Unemployment not following Carney's script?

Unemployment not following Carney's script? | Econ Unit Two | Scoop.it
For the Bank of England, the key issue for policy is not just what happens to unemployment over the next few years, but why.
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Voices from Spain's jobless millions

Voices from Spain's jobless millions | Econ Unit Two | Scoop.it
As the economic crisis deepens in Spain, we speak to people there about the impact of unemployment on their lives.
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UK saw 'jobs boom' in 2012 - ITV News

UK saw 'jobs boom' in 2012 - ITV News | Econ Unit Two | Scoop.it
ITV News UK saw 'jobs boom' in 2012 ITV News Director Dr John Philpott said: "With the UK economy at risk of a triple dip recession, around 10,000 public sector jobs being shed each month and 2.5 million people unemployed, it sounds odd to suggest...
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UK Unemployment Figures Deliver Unexpected Blow To Chancellor - 4-traders (press release)

UK Unemployment Figures Deliver Unexpected Blow To Chancellor - 4-traders (press release) | Econ Unit Two | Scoop.it
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UK Unemployment Figures Deliver Unexpected Blow To Chancellor
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Just hours ahead of the U.K.
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The Reality Behind those UK Unemployment Statistics | ArchDaily

The Reality Behind those UK Unemployment Statistics | ArchDaily | Econ Unit Two | Scoop.it
The findings of the recent BD employment survey in the UK, revealing that 22% of British architects are unemployed, certainly makes for unpleasant.
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Eurozone unemployment at new high

Eurozone unemployment at new high | Econ Unit Two | Scoop.it
The unemployment rate across the eurozone hit a new all-time high of 11.8% in November, official figures have shown.
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Cities and Youth Unemployment in the UK | Sustainable Cities ...

Cities and Youth Unemployment in the UK | Sustainable Cities ... | Econ Unit Two | Scoop.it
The continued fall in youth unemployment is good news, as is the extension of the Youth Contract. Yet the picture across the UK shows that the youth claimant rate remains high in many cities and young people continue to be ...
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Gives us some info on youth unemployment

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UK unemployment continues to fall

UK unemployment continues to fall | Econ Unit Two | Scoop.it
Unemployment fell by 49,000 to 2.51 million between July and September, official figures show, due largely to a fall in the number of young people out of work.

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Long-term jobless 'made to work'

Long-term jobless 'made to work' | Econ Unit Two | Scoop.it
Benefit claimants could be forced to do manual labour under government proposals being put forward by Iain Duncan Smith, it has emerged.

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