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Is Christmas getting cheaper? Inflation, elasticity and austerity

Ruth Tarrant

14th December 2015

This fabulous BBC iWonder interactive graphic examining the cost of Christmas is packed as full as an M&S mince pie with super economics. In real terms, your Christmas dinner this year will be £4 less than in 2005 and £10 less than in 2010

Ruth Tarrant

Ruth has been Subject Lead in Economics at tutor2u for many years after a career of teaching Economics, Business, Politics and Maths in a range of secondary schools. She is a highly experienced A level Economics Examiner, and also teaches undergraduate Economics on a very part-time basis at the University of Oxford. Ruth is passionate about making economics fun, engaging and accessible.

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