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In addition to our regular publications and bespoke client reports, Experian Economics’ team of macroeconomists and consultants produce on a regular basis short reports and thought pieces with our latest views on economic trends.

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Write-off rates set to rise as credit growth accelerates

Report by Mohammed Chaudhri - August 2014

UK Industries: 2014 Q2

Q2 2014 summary of UK Industries by Bobby Shojai

Construction price index

Tzu-hao Liao examines the recent trend in construction output prices

Snapshot of the construction industry

Nirav Pachal gives an update on current status of the construction industry.

Climbing down the debt mountain

Peter Gutmann assesses the UK household debt mountain.

The Budapest economy

James Ison looks at the economy in the Hungarian capital.

UK Population Growth - June 2014

Tim Lyne gives the latest population projections across the UK.

Key centre outlook spotlight on the North West

Rebecca Snow explores the latest trends in the North West of England.

UK Housing Market - May 2014

A snapshot of the UK housing market by Sadia Sheikh.

The North East's Construction Industry

May 2014 report by Sonya Patel

UK Industries: May 2014

A snapshot of key industries sectors from Pippa Jenman

Eurozone Inflation Update

May 2014 update from Thomas Crowdy

Regional Round-up: April 2014

Nowres Mohatam looks into data published in recent weeks showing positive trends across most regions.

UK Credit Conditions - April 2014

Claudia Mina looks at how credit market activity has picked up over 2013, reflecting an improvement in both demand and supply conditions.

Local Model Improvements - April 2014

Sunil Joshi looks at local model improvements capturing the effects of commuting and the interaction of labour supply and demand.

February 2014

Peter Gutmann weighs up the risks to the recovery.

Autumn Statement 2013

Peter Gutmann assesses George Osborne’s latest Autumn Statement.

12th August 2013: Forward Guidance

Sadia Sheikh assesses the implications of the Bank of England’s forward guidance on monetary policy on interest rate movements and gauges the market reaction to the statement.

5th August 2013: Regional Round-Up

Sadia Sheikh summarises the key regional surveys this month to form a view of short-term regional performance.

29th July 2013: GDP revisions

Sunita Bali assess the UK consumer outlook from the perspective of the Comprehensive Spending Review.

22nd July 2013: UK Housing Market Update

Sadia Sheikh presents the outlook for house price growth based on recent developments.


July 2013

15th July 2013: Laila Dib analyses the French economy and discusses the three key factors holding France from a strong economic recovery HERE.

8th July 2013: Nina Orteza summarises the key findings of recent regional survey indicators on the state of the UK regions and concludes that some green shoots of activity could be emerging HERE.

1st July 2013: Stephen Adams highlights the key revisions made to previous GDP estimates and argues that the impact on the outlook is minimal HERE.

June 2013

24th June 2013: Inflation is being driven up by a variety of external factors despite underlying sluggish demand in the economy. Nowres Mohatam explores further HERE.

17th June 2013: Stephen Adams discusses the implications of upcoming methodological changes to official data and definitions on key historical indicators HERE.

10th June 2013: Sadia Sheikh touches upon the experience of selected countries in balancing austerity and their growth agendas HERE.

3rd June 2013: Thomas Crowdy provides an update on Portugal’s on-going process of fiscal adjustment and assesses the implications for short-term growth HERE.

May 2013

27th May 2013: Sadia Sheikh presents recent trends in UK key sectors and discusses the implications for the short-term forecasts HERE.

20th May 2013: After a very surprising rally last year, the labour market is finally showing signs of weakness. Sunita Bali explores the latest state of the labour market and its short-term outlook HERE.

13th May 2013: Sadia Sheikh presents the outlook for house price growth based on recent developments HERE.

6th May 2013: Rebecca Snow reveals the few sparks of growth despite the eurozone remaining mired in recession HERE.

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