Should We Worry about China’s Economic Crisis?

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For three decades, the Chinese economy boomed, transforming itself into the world manufacturing hub. Up to 70% of suppliers on Amazon rely on Chinese supply chains. Buy any electric good and it’s likely to say ‘Made in China’. But, the Chinese economy is in crisis. A property collapse has seen prices fall and flats remain …

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The UK’s Self-Inflicted Economic Decline

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Since the financial crisis of 2009, the UK economy has experienced a real decline in economic fortunes. Last month, we entered a recession, but real GDP per capita has been stagnating for a decade. This poor economic performance is creating its own spiral of problems-  rising debt, low investment and creaking public services. Recent budgets …

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UK Inequality Explained

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After a sharp increase in the 1980s, income inequality appears to have slightly improved in recent years. However, this general measure of inequality fails to capture many of the increasing divides across the country. Whilst the income share of the top 1% has grown, the poorest 10% have faced falling living standards in a cost-of-living …

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UK 2024 Recession – Is it Avoidable?

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Last week the UK economy slipped into recession. But, was it avoidable? Why are interest rates not coming down when households are facing the greatest squeeze on incomes for a generation? Although inflation is falling it is still above the inflation target, but it is a mistake to prolong a recession, when inflation is expected …

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How Badly is the UK economy Doing?

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  The UK is in recession, but the real story is 13 years of stagnant wages. 0% growth in real wages is unprecedented in the post-war period. This period of flatlining growth is leading to higher taxes and fewer public services. It is an unwelcome cycle of low growth, low investment and increasing pessimism. But …

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Does QE Distort Economy and Housing Market

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How QE Damaged the Economy and Housing MarketWatch this video on YouTube   When we are young, we are taught money doesn’t grow on trees, but that’s not quite true, with QE the Central Bank can create as much money as it likes. And since the financial crisis, the Bank of England created £845 billion …

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UK’s Debt Problem

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In 2010, the UK hit at a record peace time deficit. The incoming government sought to reduce debt through austerity. The Real Reason Britain is Broke – A Doom Loop of DebtWatch this video on YouTube   In 2010, the UK hit at a record peace time deficit. The incoming government sought to reduce debt …

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