Videos

Nov. 5 (Bloomberg) — Jonathan Portes, director at the National Institute of Economic and Social Research, talks about forecasts for the U.K. economy and the government’s Help to Buy program. He speaks with Jonathan Ferro and Anna Edwards on Bloomberg Television’s “Countdown.” (Source: Bloomberg

Why the BoE is ‘very well placed’

THU 10 OCT 13

Simon Hayes, chief U.K. economist at Barclays and Jonathan Portes, director of the NIESR, agree that the Bank of England should keep its current “policy setting” untouched for a while

Published on 17 September 2013

An impartial look at the main currency choices which would face an independent Scotland. This animation is based on research from www.niesr.ac.uk, which is supported by an ESRC Senior Scottish Fellowship. Read an Executive Summary of the research here: http://tinyurl.com/nt8ze6m

Published on 2 August 2013

Jonathan Portes, director of the NIESR, talks about the outlook for the U.K. economy, fiscal policy and banks. He speaks with Guy Johnson on Bloomberg Television’s “The Pulse.” (Source: Bloomberg)

 

Published on 1 August 2013

Should EU migrants be banned from claiming benefits for two years?

 

 

Published on 9 May 2013

Jonathan Portes, head of the National Institute of Economic and Social Research in London, speaks at Next Generation Labour’s meeting “Challenge the Tory scapegoating of immigrants: How Labour must oppose Tory divide-and-rule as their austerity project fails”.

 

Published on 23 March 2013

Jonathan Portes, head of the National Institute of Economic and Social Research in London, talks about the outlook for inflation this year and the U.K. government’s budget. He speaks with Maryam Nemazee on Bloomberg Television’s “The Pulse.

 

Published on 11 Feb 2013
The National Institute of Economic and Social Research recently released their World Economic Forecasts which showed world trade is coming under pressure. Principle Research Fellow Dawn Holland told Peter Lovegrove why.