The UK government has given the Bank of England an inflation target of CPI 2 % +/-1. The Bank of more »
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Readers Question: Discuss the effect of cutting interest rates. If the Central Bank reduces the base interest rate, this will more »
Readers Question: As the FED is talking about tapering and at the same time keeping interest rate low. How can more »
Many Western economies face a demographic time bomb – an ageing population, which places strain on government spending and the more »
Inflation means a sustained increase in the general price level. However, this increase in the cost of living can be more »
I studied PPE at Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford university between 1995-99. Quite often people ask me for tips on applying more »
A look at the pros and cons of Scottish independence from an economic perspective. It is said you can’t put more »
Readers Question: Do you believe the Coalition Government has used the right macroeconomic policies with regards to reducing the budget more »
Current UK Inflation Rate CPI inflation rate: 2.2% (headline rate) CPIH grew by 2.0% in the year to October 2013 more »
Readers Question: I was looking for info on housing demand/supply. One area you have no info on is rental trends. more »
Tejvan R Pettinger
Tejvan studied PPE at LMH, Oxford University and works as an economics teacher and writer.