Economics WTOF

15th July 2013: French Economic Prospects

Laila Dib analyses the French economy and discusses the three key factors holding France from a strong economic...

Blog - Jul 2013
8th July 2013: Recent Regional Survey Indicators

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...

Blog - Jul 2013
1st July 2013: GDP revisions

Stephen Adams highlights the key revisions made to previous GDP estimates and argues that the impact on the outlook is...

Blog - Jul 2013
24th June 2013: Inflation Round-Up

Inflation is being driven up by a variety of external factors despite underlying sluggish demand in the economy. Nowres Mohatam explores...

Blog - Jun 2013
17th June 2013: Keep up with Industrial change

Stephen Adams discusses the implications of upcoming methodological changes to official data and definitions on key historical...

Blog - Jun 2013
10th June 2013: Austerity or Growth?

Sadia Sheikh touches upon the experience of selected countries in balancing austerity and their growth...

Blog - Jun 2013
3rd June 2013: Portugal Deficit Update

Thomas Crowdy provides an update on Portugal’s on-going process of fiscal adjustment and assesses the implications for short-term...

Blog - Jun 2013
27th May 2013: Key Sectoral Trends

Short-term trends are bleak: the weak eurozone is adversely affecting manufacturing via export demand whilst smaller businesses are being held back by lack of credit. Banks are under pressure from...

Blog - May 2013
20th May 2013: Labour Market Round-up

The run of healthy labour market data, defying virtual stagnation in GDP and public sector job cuts in the past year, stalled in early 2013. The combination of job losses and extremely weak earnings...

Blog - May 2013
13th May 2013: UK Housing Market Update

House price growth is now gradually gaining some momentum. In contrast to our earlier view of a flat housing market in 2013, we now expect some improvement in activity and muted rise in house prices...

Blog - May 2013