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The UK labour market data is not so rosy when we consider export sector industries

Johnes, Geraint (2015) The UK labour market data is not so rosy when we consider export sector industries. British Politics and Policy at LSE (21 Jan 2015). Website.

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Abstract

The latest headline labour market figures are positive: unemployment is down to 5.8% and pay is increasing well above inflation. However, scratching beneath the surface reveals a diversity of experience and does not provide a great deal of reassurance that the economy can continue to grow at the rate we observed last year, writes Geraint Johnes. For instance, average pay has fallen in a number of sectors while the biggest increase was in financial and insurance activities (at 6.1%).

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/politicsandpolicy
Additional Information: © 2015 The Author(s) CC BY-NC-ND 3.0; Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HJ Public Finance
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
Sets: Collections > British Politics and Policy at LSE
Date Deposited: 03 Apr 2017 10:46
Last Modified: 13 Jun 2020 23:38
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/72063

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