Blog: July 2018

Dr Marta Paczos

Posted: 19 July, 2018 - 12:42 with: Comments

How do you tell a regular trade dispute from a trade war? The trade literature has not developed a textbook definition of the latter so far. However, recent developments on the global trade arena initiated by the current US Administration clearly indicate we’re leaving dispute territory and heading for a full blown war.

Dr Heather Rolfe

Posted: 16 July, 2018 - 12:59 with: Comments

Today’s official immigration statistics show a fall in net migration from the EU to 101,000, the lowest level since the year ending March 2013.  

Johnny Runge

Posted: 12 July, 2018 - 12:57 with: Comments

In their widely acclaimed 1998 book Inside the Black Box, British educationalists Dylan Wiliam and Paul Black popularised the notion of ‘formative assessment’, highlighting the importance of how teachers provide feedback and use it to adapt their teaching to better meet pupils’ needs.

Marta Lopresto

Amit Kara

Dr Garry Young

Posted: 5 July, 2018 - 18:12 with: Comments

For more than twenty years, following the pioneering work of Martin Weale and our colleagues, NIESR provided the only published estimates of monthly GDP for the United Kingdom.  Starting next Tuesday, 10th July 2018, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) will for the first time publish an official monthly GDP series.