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Busy week of economic data gives further clues on Brexit vote

Busy week of economic data gives further clues on Brexit vote | Econ 4 | Scoop.it
UK consumer confidence report, manufacturing and construction surveys and house price data to shed further light on economic effect of the EU vote
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How Negative Interest Rates Work | Economics | tutor2u

Will more countries move into a world of negative interest rates and if so, who will be the winners and losers. 

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The biggest threats to the global economy | Economics | tutor2u

The Economist Intelligence Unit frequently publishes a list of what it regards as the biggest threats to the stability of the global economy - here is the list
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Is deflation such a bad thing? - BBC News

Is deflation such a bad thing? - BBC News | Econ 4 | Scoop.it
Fear of deflation, or falling prices, is scaring central banks in the eurozone and Japan. Is it such a bad thing?
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Britain and the EU - some data | Politics | tutor2u

Britain and the EU - some data | Politics | tutor2u | Econ 4 | Scoop.it
There are some great infographics and charts around at the moment looking at data on the UK-EU relationship.
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Brazilian Economy Falls into a Deep Recession | tutor2u

Brazilian Economy Falls into a Deep Recession | tutor2u | Econ 4 | Scoop.it
After a decade of solid growth, one of the BRIC nations Brazil has fallen into recession. Unemployment is rising, inflation is high and businesses are being hit
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Can Adam Smith Solve the Problem of Youth Unemployment in Europe?

Can Adam Smith Solve the Problem of Youth Unemployment in Europe? | Econ 4 | Scoop.it
Youth unemployment remains a serious problem in Europe. There is the tiniest glimmer of hope in that the number of young people under 25 unemployed in the Euro zone is 58,000 lower than it was a year ago. But that still leaves 3.4 million without a job. In Italy, the.
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China poised to pass US as world’s biggest economy

This prediction is based on estimates of the real cost of living, known as purchasing power parity or PPPs which according to this FT article
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Public sector pay and pensions are why the deficit stays high

Public sector pay and pensions are why the deficit stays high | Econ 4 | Scoop.it
Why can’t the UK government get its deficit down? This question has been exercising commentators recently, in the light of the latest assessment from the Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) that George Osborn will once again miss his target for the deficit in the 2014/15 financial year. Of course, the.
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Tight, loose, irrelevant

Tight, loose, irrelevant | Econ 4 | Scoop.it
IT IS Economics 101. If central bankers want to spur economic activity, they cut interest rates. If they want to dampen it, they raise them. The assumption is that,...
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Interest rates do not seem to affect investment as economists assume
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After the BRICs, the GIPSIs: Tackling Europe’s Problems

After the BRICs, the GIPSIs: Tackling Europe’s Problems | Econ 4 | Scoop.it
The Euro zone lurches into yet another crisis, with fears of deflation and a further drop in output.  There are several dominant explanations of why Europe has been unable to recover from the crisis.  Most commentators subscribe to them either on their own, or in various combinations, depending on their.
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Views of Economists on Brexit | Economics | tutor2u

Here is a selection of short interviews with leading academic economists on the issue of Brexit. The interviews on Brexit were recorded at the Royal Economic Society

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Is it becoming harder for international firms to avoid tax? - BBC News

Is it becoming harder for international firms to avoid tax? - BBC News | Econ 4 | Scoop.it
Facebook's decision to start paying more tax in the UK suggests that multi-nationals may be beginning to bend to public pressure.
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Carney downgrades UK growth prospects as rate rise kicked into long grass

Carney downgrades UK growth prospects as rate rise kicked into long grass | Econ 4 | Scoop.it
Monetary Policy Committee votes unanimously to hold rates and says wages
likely to remain subdued for longer
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UK Economic Performance - Overview | Economics | tutor2u

This teaching & revision resource provides an introduction to aspects of the recent performance of the UK economy.
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Goldman Sachs | Outlook 2016

Goldman Sachs | Outlook 2016 | Econ 4 | Scoop.it

GLOBAL AND REGIONAL GDP FORECASTS FOR 2016 VIEW CHART

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Some helpful videos here on 2016 economic outlook for UK and other relevant economies. 

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Have your cake and eat it

Have your cake and eat it | Econ 4 | Scoop.it
  CHINA’S blistering economic performance in recent years has brought advocates of democracy out in hives. GDP growth in the one-party state, at an average of...
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Could 'good' low inflation become 'bad' deflation?

Could 'good' low inflation become 'bad' deflation? | Econ 4 | Scoop.it
Why we should love moderate inflation and be a little anxious as price rises drift down towards zero.
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Swiss interest rate to turn negative

Swiss interest rate to turn negative | Econ 4 | Scoop.it
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A negative interest rate will discourage hot flows of money into Switerzerland, thereby lowering demand for Swiss Francs and so lowering price (value of Swiss Franc)

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Jeff Sachs calls for government to set an investment agenda

Jeff Sachs calls for government to set an investment agenda | Econ 4 | Scoop.it
The world seems to want, and need, plenty of advice on ways to boost macroeconomic performance. I was drawn to one piece on Project Syndicate that was especially interesting because the author, Jeff Sachs (one of the most famous development economists) introduces his comments by saying: “I am a macroeconomist, but.
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Immigration and the UK Economy

Immigration and the UK Economy | Econ 4 | Scoop.it
Here is a positive analysis of the economic effects of the rise in net inward migration into the UK economy from Jonathan Portes, Director of the National Institute of Economic and Social Research: http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2014/oct/19/imm....
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Growth vrs the environment: deforestation

Growth vrs the environment: deforestation | Econ 4 | Scoop.it
The growth vrs the environment debate is great for opening a thoughtful discussion about the net benefits of economic growth. Some participants take what might be described as a Kuznets Curve approach to the issue. That might be simply summarised as things get worse to begin with, but after a while they.
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