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House price latest

House prices up by 6.9%.

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Model agencies collude to fix rates

Regulators find leading model agencies guilty of price fixing.

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Choice architecture

Choice architecture refers to the physical and symbolic environment that faces decision-makers at the point where they make a decision. The decision-making environment can have a significant impact on choices made. Choice architecture can be designed to contain a default option that is applied if the individual takes no decision. Defaults can be set up to improve welfare – such as having low-fat milk as the default option when buying a coffee. Behavioural economists are interested in how choice architecture can be manipulated by policy makers to improve economic welfare.

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Alternative finance

Report on the growth of alternative finance.

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GDP latest

UK grows by 0.3% in 2nd quarter of 2017.

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Customs unions

Costs and benefits of customs unions.

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New materials

Multiple choice papers for Paper Three.

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Brexit update

Article 50

What trading options are available to the UK?

Savings ratio

Savings ratio falls to lowest level on record.

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Tax avoidance

Double Irish - and a Dutch Sandwich more..

The OECD presents its final package for reform of international tax rules..more

OECD - reducing income inequality will boost growth..more