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Are recessions predictable?

Chris Dillow / February 9, 2016 at 1:59 PM 5 views

Amidst all the talk of a recession, this chart presents something of a puzzle. It shows that there’s a decent correlation (0.57) between annual changes in the All-share index and in UK industrial production*. The puzzle is that this correlation is…

Secure Schools : Sea Change or Fantasy

Rob Allen / February 9, 2016 at 1:59 PM 7 views

Prison reformers tend to be  optimists so many will be hopeful that a new generation of secure schools recommended by the Charlie Taylor youth justice review will fare better than the institutions they look set to replace. When Taylor spoke…

Support the Junior Doctors

Jon Rogers / February 9, 2016 at 1:00 PM 7 views

Anyone who saw the Health Secretary speaking over the weekend will understand why the junior doctors’ strike is going ahead from 8am on Wednesday 10 February.You can show your support online or support picket lines across England.The junior doctors are…