All posts by: Andrew Sentance

Jobs recovery brings inflation warnings

Senior Adviser Andrew Sentance comments on the latest UK inflation and labour market figures, arguing that the Monetary Policy Committee must step up to the challenge of preventing any damages of a possible inflationary surge.
The latest UK inflation and labour market figures co…

Counting the economic cost of the global pandemic

Senior Adviser Andrew Sentance explores the drivers behind the projected long-term cost of the global pandemic. Andrew argues that countering the long-term impact of Covid-19 needs to be high up on the economic policy agenda both nationally and internationally.
The Covid pandemi…

UK unemployment is over 2 million and rising

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) released figures today which show that the 3-month unemployment rate remained near record lows at 3.9% in June.
Furthermore, the single-month rate fell from 4.1% in May to 3.8% in June, which appears at odds with announced job losses acro…