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'Living standards squeeze continues'

'Living standards squeeze continues' | Unit 2 Macroeconomics | Scoop.it

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AS we are looking at the problems of measuring living standards.

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Unemployment and Inflation

In this video, we look at how the rate of unemployment can affect the inflation rate using the circular flow model. See more videos at: http://talkboard.com.au/
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Read this for preparation for lessons next wek

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RES Lecture on UK Economy - Vince Cable

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The Secretary of State Vince Cable delivers a lecture on the UK economy at the Bank of England on Monday 27th January starting at 6.30pm.

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Geoff Riley's curator insight, January 23, 2014 3:38 PM

I will be live blogging from the lecture - but you can see it live too with a free web screening 

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UK inflation falls to 2% target rate in December - BBC News

UK inflation falls to 2% target rate in December - BBC News | Unit 2 Macroeconomics | Scoop.it
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UK inflation falls to 2% target rate in December
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The latest 2% inflation rate is still well ahead of average earnings growth ( 0.8% excluding bonuses).
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AS Macro - Government Spending: The impact of the chancellor's new cuts

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AS Macro - Interest Rates: Interest rates 'should stay' at 0.5%

AS Macro - Interest Rates: Interest rates 'should stay' at 0.5% | Unit 2 Macroeconomics | Scoop.it

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Business news and markets: as it happened - November 13, 2013 - Telegraph.co.uk

Business news and markets: as it happened - November 13, 2013 - Telegraph.co.uk | Unit 2 Macroeconomics | Scoop.it
Telegraph.co.uk Business news and markets: as it happened - November 13, 2013 Telegraph.co.uk 07.15 It's a big day in economics today: The Bank of England's quarterly inflation report is due out at 10.30, in which it is expected to upgrade growth...
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Significant risks to inflation, growth and unemployment demand a Plan B – Ed Balls

Ed Balls MP, Labour’s Shadow Chancellor, in response to George Osborne’s interview on the Today programme and the IMF’s Article IV statement published at a Treasury press conference today, said: (Significant risks to inflation, growth and...
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EU cuts euro zone growth forecasts for 2014 - CNBC.com

EU cuts euro zone growth forecasts for 2014 - CNBC.com | Unit 2 Macroeconomics | Scoop.it
EU cuts euro zone growth forecasts for 2014 CNBC.com Philippe Waechter, head of economic research at Natixis Asset Management, talks about the euro zone's "weak situation" as unemployment and inflation remain major worries and says the ECB "has to...
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(EN)-(PDF) - AS Macroeconomics Key Term Glossary | Geoff Riley

Key term glossary for AS macroeconomics

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Brilliant for AS economists

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6 Charts on UK Unemployment and the Labour Market

6 Charts on UK Unemployment and the Labour Market | Unit 2 Macroeconomics | Scoop.it
It was no surprise when the latest release of unemployment and employment data for the UK labour market up to the end of 2013 made headline news across the media.

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Interest rate rise would undermine recovery, warns MPC member

Interest rate rise would undermine recovery, warns MPC member | Unit 2 Macroeconomics | Scoop.it
The cost of credit should remain low until living standards begin to rise, despite fall in unemployment rate, Paul Fisher says

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UK Unemployment Falls While China Growth Cools: Global Economy - Businessweek

UK Unemployment Falls While China Growth Cools: Global Economy - Businessweek | Unit 2 Macroeconomics | Scoop.it
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UK Unemployment Falls While China Growth Cools: Global Economy
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... reports are projected to show this week.
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A2 Macro - Interest Rates: When will UK interest rates rise?

A2 Macro - Interest Rates: When will UK interest rates rise? | Unit 2 Macroeconomics | Scoop.it

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Yvonne Bailey's curator insight, January 22, 2014 4:11 AM

Uncertainty regarding interest rates can often have a negative impact on business and consumer confidence.  Perhaps this new information from the BOE will help?

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Bank of England to sit tight amid cautious recovery - Economic Times

Bank of England to sit tight amid cautious recovery - Economic Times | Unit 2 Macroeconomics | Scoop.it
Economic Times Bank of England to sit tight amid cautious recovery Economic Times Meeting this week, the BoE is also expected to maintain its level of cash stimulus pumping around the economy at £375 billion ($616 billion, 452 billion euros), as...
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Bank of England says the UK recovery has taken hold - BBC News

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Bank of England says the UK recovery has taken hold
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Bank of England governor Mark Carney says the UK recovery has "taken hold" and unemployment will fall sooner than it had forecast.
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BoE sees case for record low rates even if unemployment falls below 7% - Fundweb

BoE sees case for record low rates even if unemployment falls below 7% - Fundweb | Unit 2 Macroeconomics | Scoop.it
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BoE sees case for record low rates even if unemployment falls below 7%
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The minutes say there are “uncertainties” over the durability of the UK's economic recovery, as well as risks over wage and price-setting.
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