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The 2015 Autumn Statement: First responses

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Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 25 Nov 2015
Experts give a first reaction to George Osborne's 2015 Spending Review and the Autumn Statement.

Why has the welfare cap become so complex?

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Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 25 Nov 2015
George Osborne's changes to his welfare cap in the July 2015 budget have made a simple measure almost too complex, say Christine Whitehead and Emma...

What is the 2015 Autumn Statement all about?

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Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 24 Nov 2015
The OU's Alan Shipman offers a guide to the things to watch for when George Osborne presents his autumn statement this Wednesday.

Greece: Where now, again? Thomas Piketty responds to Sunday's election result

Greece: Where now, again? Thomas Piketty responds to Sunday's election result Creative commons image Universitat Pompeu Fabra under CC-BY-NC-ND licence under Creative-Commons license
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 22 Sep 2015
On Sunday [20-09-15], voters in Greece gave Alexis Tsipras and Syriza a new mandate in Greece. The economist Thomas Piketty answers questions on...

Question Time for Yanis Varoufakis

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Duration 10 mins Updated 28 Aug 2015
Nine leading academics were given the chance to put their questions to the man who - for six months - was Greece's finance minister. Here's what...

Small Data: Summer petrol prices

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Updated 27 Aug 2015
It's August - and many families will be heading off soon on summer holidays. But how has the cost of petrol changed over the last ten years?

Supreme Streets: An Adventure Into Employee-Ownership

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Supreme Streets: An Adventure Into Employee-Ownership
Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 25 Aug 2015
So we have all heard of John Lewis, but did you know it is employee-owned? And what does this actually mean? Follow Supreme Streets' journey...

Jeremy Corbyn: Not a totally fantastic economist

Jeremy Corbyn: Not a totally fantastic economist Creative commons image See Li under CC-BY licence under Creative-Commons license
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 24 Jul 2015
Jeremy Corbyn is fighting for the Labour leadership with an economic programme tempered by realism, says Alan Shipman