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More ice cream, less sticky toffee pudding: the subtle effect of the weather on the UK economy

Johnes, Geraint (2018) More ice cream, less sticky toffee pudding: the subtle effect of the weather on the UK economy. British Politics and Policy at LSE (30 Jul 2018). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

Geraint Johnes writes that the effect of the weather on the economy is to divert spending from one thing to another rather than to simply generate more spending. So, while the 2018 heatwave will have an effect on the economy, this will be quite subtle.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/politicsandpolicy/heatwave-...
Additional Information: © 2018 The Author; Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
JEL classification: E - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics > E2 - Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment > E21 - Macroeconomics: Consumption; Saving; Aggregate Physical and Financial Consumer Wealth
E - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics > E3 - Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles > E31 - Price Level; Inflation; Deflation
Sets: Collections > British Politics and Policy at LSE
Date Deposited: 11 Dec 2018 14:54
Last Modified: 11 Sep 2019 23:17
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/91199

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