New Economics Foundation

Is GDP Cheating West Africa?

Claudia Delpero | Posted 25.09.2014 | UK
Claudia Delpero

The spectacular GDP growth recorded by some West African countries in the past 5 years is all of a sudden undermined by the spread of the Ebola virus. The epidemic has put under the spotlight the poor conditions of health systems in the region, but also the fragility of economic models measured only by Gross Domestic Product.

Jessica Elgot

'Tax Cuts For The Sector Which Needs It Least'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Elgot | Posted 20.03.2013 | UK Politics

Budget 2013 live : Follow George Osborne's announcement here with our 'At A Glance' guide to all the big decisions on the economy. Corporation tax ...

Immigrants Don't 'Steal Jobs', Claims Think Tank

The Huffington Post UK | Rizwan Syed | Posted 10.01.2012 | UK Politics

Immigration has no impact on unemployment, according to research released on Tuesday by the National Institute for Economic and Social Research (NIESR...