Does healthcare spending suffer from an inevitable escalation in costs? Can it ever be reduced?
The best of the economics op-eds and blogs from this morning and last night
New figures out today show that the retail sector shows no signs of leaving its post-2008 slump
This graph indicates the level of central government dept as a percentage of GDP. From 1996, where the debt was 46.26 per cent, we see the level peak in 2002 at 63.52 per cent. We then see a continuous decline on a yearly basis, until it reaches 53.05 per cent in 2009.
This graph indicates the yearly percentage GDP rise since 1991, when India adopted free market principles aimed at liberalizing its economy.
Andrew Sentance has a list of questions for Mervyn King. Here are my answers.