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21/12 Newsletter:  From climate change and COP26 to inflation (again!) to career choices post Covid to the latest wellbeing guidance. Read

21/11 Newsletter: From inflation as a risk to central bank independence to when to make a career move to supporting a green and blue recovery post Covid. Read

21/10 Research and Commentary: Crossing a line: Is current inflation a threat to central bank independence? Read

21/09 Newsletter: From building back better to how to pay for the Covid-19 pandemic to lessons from the US presidential elections for career development and lifelong learning. Read

21/08 Media: Tim Ng, who was the Chief Economic Advisor and a Deputy Secretary at the New Zealand Treasury until early 2021, talks to Catherine Connolly as part of the Speaker series organised by the Society of Professional Economists. Watch (external link).

21/07 Media: London bleibt globales Finanzzentrum, published on n-tv.de. Read (external link)

21/06 Research and Commentary: Amsterdam overtaking London as a financial centre? Read

21/05 Research and Commentary: Not just teething problems: new UK-EU trade barriers are here to stay. Read

21/04 Research and Commentary: There is more to innovation than raising GDP. Read

21/03 Media: From Scale to Purpose? The EU’s support for startups in the global race for tech dominance. Authors Jake Benford and Frank Eich, published by Bertelsmann Stiftung. Read (external link)

21/02 Research and Commentary: Special privileges for the vaccinated to address free riding? If compulsion is not an option, can governments deliver the public good of herd immunity through market forces? Read

21/01 Newsletter: From achieving herd immunity to the EU/UK Trade Agreement to UK regulatory standards post Brexit. Read

20/09 Media: Britain’s future trade relationships – distance will still matter. Author Frank Eich, published by British Chamber of Commerce in Germany. Read (external link)

20/08 Media: James Richardson, Chief Economist at the National Infrastructure Commission, and Amanda Rowlatt, Chief Analyst and Strategy Director at the Department for Transport, discuss the future of infrastructure appraisal. Chair Catherine Connolly, webinar held by the Society of Professional Economists. Watch (external link)

20/07 Media: Covid-19: A new era of closer cooperation between the EU and its neighbours? Authors Frank Eich, Christian Hanelt and Miriam Kosmehl, published by Bertelsmann Stiftung. Read (external link)

20/06 Newsletter: From the battle between Epic Games, the producer of Fortnite, and Apple to the UK government’s debt post Covid to cartel spotting. Read

20/05 Media: Anita Charlesworth, Director of Research and REAL Centre at the Health Foundation, talks to Catherine Connolly about social care and the coronavirus as part of the Speakers Series organised by the Society of Professional Economists. Watch (external link)

20/04 Research and Commentary: UK Government debt post Corona – Policy options to reduce the debt-to-GDP ratio without austerity. Read

20/03 Research and Commentary: The Corona crisis and pensions Government options to help the recovery Read

20/02 Media: The Corona crisis and the stability of the European banking sector – A repeat of the Great Financial Crisis? Authors Frank Eich, Theresa Küspert and Philipp Schulz, published by Bertelsmann Stiftung and Hertie School Jacques Delors Centre. Read (external link)

20/01 Newsletter: From “v” or “u”-shaped recoveries from the Covid-19 crisis to the UK government’s Furlough labour-market scheme to the impact of the crisis on the aviation industry. Read

19/04 Newsletter: From UK/EU trade negotiations to rescuing airlines to cost-benefit analysis in the news. Read

19/03 Media: Alison Cottrell, CEO Banking Standards Board, Janet Henry, Global Chief Economist HSBC, and Osama Rahman, Director of Analysis at the Department of Education, discussed careers in economics. Chaired by Catherine Connolly and hosted by the Society of Professional Economists. Watch (external link)

19/02 Newsletter: From rescuing the travel industry to the costs and benefits of High Speed 2 (“HS2”) to making analytical career choices. Read

19/01 Media: Gemma Tetlow, Chief Economist at the Institute for Government, Jenny Bates, Director, at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, Andy Haldane, Chief Economist at the Bank of England, and Sarah Smith, Professor Economics at the University of Bristol, discussed women in economics. Chaired by Catherine Connolly, hosted by the Society of Professional Economists. Watch (external link).

18/02 Media: Positive feedback from last week’s Cost Benefit Analysis course. Read (external link)

18/01 Media: Feedback on Sloman economics workshop (Pearson education blog). Read (external link)