And the lowly pineapple finally makes it into basket of goods used to calculate inflation.
Featuring the mafia, mortgages and monetary policy.
It's the most exciting period of the year (for accountants): The run-up to the budget. But what's in
Unemployment figures released, second Greek bailout discussed, and goldbugs debating at the IEA.
A merry Charles Murray, the mansion tax and David Blanchflower on the Budget.
Industry, manufacturing and agriculture remain weak, while public sector output grows month-on-month
When a nation decides to count assets as well as incomes, it has to face some difficult questions.
Was the Greek default the best result? And did inequality lead to the financial crisis?
Two seperate groups are pushing for changes to how pensions are taxed in the budget, but could they
1. Is Heathrow in the Wrong Place? (SERC)
The group once called "Cameron's favourite think-tank" celebrates its tenth anniversary today, and i
As the lesson of the FT shows, the App Store isn't quite ready for the economic importance Apple see
The best of the blogs and op-eds from this morning and last night
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.