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Trade statistics - are they good enough?

Trade is at the centre of the EU referendum debate and yet there is a question mark over the accuracy of the numbers. It’s widely reported that 44% of the UK’s exports go to the EU. 1,891 more words

ONS web site - urrgghh

A new ONS website was launched in February. I was delighted that its predecessor (launched in 2011, which brought many apologies from the ONS and was the subject of ridicule, as in this… 1,299 more words

Divorce Complications For Owners Of Small-Medium Sized Enterprises (SME's)

The Office for National Statistics has identified a rise in divorce rates for those aged 40 to 44 and statistics suggest that most SME owners are aged 35 to 54. 190 more words


Explaining the problem that is UK productivity growth

A regular feature of economic analysis in the credit crunch era has been where has the productivity growth gone? The knee-jerk reaction from establishment economists was as usual to assume that reality was wrong and their models correct and so they assumed that it would rise even faster in the future to make up the gap. 1,508 more words

General Economics

messing with my head!

Micah and I. A whole new story.
I am actually VERY keen on him. Like ridiculously keen. I like his intelligence, his humour and just the way he talks texts. 602 more words