The BBC have done some great research on the north - south divide. The have put all their data together to produce an interactive resource ranking areas of the country on areas like insolvency, business start-ups and skilled workers. Click here for the guide.
Working Lunch’s Declan Curry explains just what GDP stands for, and why we should care.
Next Saturday I am taking some of my students to see Robert Skidelsky talk about John Maynard Keynes at the Cheltenham Literature festival. No doubt it will be a fascinating talk.
This video shows Peter Clarke and Robert Skidelsky talking about how they believe Keynes economic philosophy is continuing to influence today’s political scene. It could make an interesting starter looking at how Keynes theories is affecting todays politics.
How many of us put money into our piggy banks or a bank account, saving for a raining day? Well data released this week suggests that more people are doing this and that the savings ratio is set to rise.