Category Archives: Economics

Wages: why are they not keeping up with inflation?

By David Spencer, University of Leeds | May 31, 2022 There has been a huge amount of concern about rising inflation in recent months, and it’s made worse by the fact that wage inflation has not been keeping up. A few workers in high-paid jobs have enjoyed higher bonuses and inflation-busting pay rises – it has… Read More »

World’s biggest port returning to normal, but supply chains will get worse before better

By Sarah Schiffling, Liverpool John Moores U. & Nikolaos Valantasis Kanellos, Technological U. Dublin | May 24, 2022 Shanghai is slowly emerging from a gruelling COVID lockdown that has all but immobilised the city since March. Although Shanghai’s port, which handles one-fifth of China’s shipping volumes, has been operating throughout, it has been running at severely reduced… Read More »

What Might Be Next In The Economy?

By Richard Brody  |   December 28, 2021 Since, we don’t have a crystal ball, it is impossible to predict, accurately, the future! This is especially true, when, it comes to economic issues, including investment, real estate, interest rates, inflationary pressures, government actions, international factors, etc. What are the ramifications of inflation, recession, interest rates, Federal Reserve Bank decisions,… Read More »