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Labour loses Hartlepool - expert comment

Dr Sinem Hidir, Associate Professor of Economics at the University of Warwick, comments on Labour's loss in Hartlepool.

Fri 07 May 2021, 12:21 | Tags: Politics, Economics, Expert comment, Faculty of Social Science

European Parliament ratifies EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement: expert comment

As the European Parliament unanimously votes to ratify the post-Brexit trade agreement between the EU and UK, Professor Abhinay Muthoo from the Department of Economics comments on how they move forward from here.

Wed 28 Apr 2021, 14:17 | Tags: Economics, Brexit, Research

Expert comment, highest Government borrowing since 1946

“This level of borrowing was both necessary and the right thing to do." Professor Abhinay Muthoo of Warwick Economics comments on the news that public sector net borrowing has reached 14.5% of gross domestic product (GDP), the highest level since 1946.


Expert comment, retail sales volumes recover

"It is crucial to note that these figures, although very positive, cover the period before the important date of 12 April when non-essential shops and outdoor dining started to open." Dr Sinem Hidir, Associate Professor of Economics at the University of Warwick, comments on today's retail figures from ONS.


Tax Day - expert comment from Dr Arun Advani

"Tax nerds were promised a mega "tax day" today, with a number of tax consultations being published together. In principle this looked like a fantastic move. Instead we got a snooze-fest, even by tax standards." Dr Arun Advani, Assistant Professor of Economics and Impact Director, CAGE, reacts to "tax day." 

Tue 23 Mar 2021, 16:06 | Tags: Politics, Economics, Policy, Faculty of Social Science, tax, CAGE

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