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Publication date: 24 Apr 2020 | Publication type: Economic Review Preview | Authors: Chadha, J S
  This is a preview from the National Institute Economic Review, May 2020, no 252. The largest quarterly fall in output in modern times in the UK (so far) was in the second quarter of 1921 when GDP at constant market prices fell by 12.3 per cent. This was directly followed by the largest quarterly...
Publication date: 17 Apr 2020 | Publication type: Economic Review Preview | Authors: Holland, D, Liadze, I
  This is a preview from the National Institute Economic Review, May 2020, no 252. The Covid-19 pandemic has delivered a shock that is truly global in nature. Cases of the virus have been reported in nearly every single country and territory in the world. At least 135 countries across the globe,...
Publication date: 4 Feb 2020 | Publication type: Economic Review Preview | Authors: Naisbitt, B, Whyte, K
  This is a preview from the National Institute Economic Review, February 2020, no 251. In the past two months some of the uncertainties around the trade war between the US and China have settled. The negotiations between the US and China have culminated in the Phase One agreement, which was signed...
Publication date: 23 Oct 2019 | Publication type: Economic Review Preview | Theme: Macroeconomics | Authors: Young, G | External authors: Sanchez Juanino, P
  This is a preview from the National Institute Economic Review, November 2019, no 250.   On 12 September 2019, the ECB Governing Council announced a comprehensive package of stimulatory measures in response to a weaker outlook for growth and inflation and a concern that inflation expectations were...
Publication date: 23 Oct 2019 | Publication type: Economic Review Preview | Theme: Macroeconomics | Authors: Lenoel, C
  This is a preview from the National Institute Economic Review, November 2019, no 250.   The issue of whether fiscal and monetary policy should be coordinated is a hotly debated topic in the Euro Area. In September, the ECB cut the deposit interest rate and announced a new Quantitative Easing...
Publication date: 2 Sep 2019 | Publication type: Economic Review Preview | Theme: Macroeconomics
  In this box,  which we published in our latest Review, NIER No. 249 August 2019, we evaluate the macroeconomic effects of expansionary fiscal policy measures on the UK economy. We consider two fiscal packages, one based on Labour Party policy and one based on some of the policies put forward...
Publication date: 29 Aug 2019 | Publication type: Economic Review Preview | Theme: Exiting the EU & Britain after Brexit
This concise summary aims to illustrate the assumptions underpinning our view on the aggregate impact of a No-Deal Brexit on the UK economy, which we published in our latest Review, NIER No. 249 August 2019.  
Publication date: 17 Jul 2019 | Publication type: Economic Review Preview | Authors: Hantzsche, A, Nguyen, D
    This is a preview from the National Institute Economic Review, August 2019, no 249.   In this box, prepared by NIESR's economists Arno Hantzsche and David Nguyen, we highlight the importance of reinvestments alongside new investment projects and shows that to bolster future welfare, policy...
Publication date: 18 Apr 2019 | Publication type: Economic Review Preview | Authors: Lenoel, C
This is a preview from the National Institute Economic Review, May 2019, no 248. Inversions of the yield curve have a good track record of predicting recessions (see Estrella and Mishkin, 1998; Chinn and Kucko, 2015). The 10-year to 3-month spread between US Treasury yields became briefly negative...
Publication date: 15 Apr 2019 | Publication type: Economic Review Preview | Theme: Macroeconomics | Authors: Lenoel, C
This is a preview from the National Institute Economic Review, May 2019, no 248. Sustained low investment constitutes a major area of concern for the UK economy, with consequences for living standards in the longer term. In this box, prepared by NIESR Senior Economist Cyrille Lenoel, we review the...

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