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Budget 2021: the road to recovery?

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In this episode, we explore what the Chancellor should be thinking about as he prepares his first Budget since the UK entered a series of lockdowns.

24 February 2021

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Catching up on lost learning

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What are the effects of lost learning during Covid? How is it impacting students and teachers? What can policymakers do to make up for lost learning?

10 February 2021

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The economics of net zero

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This week we discuss the UK's commitment to achieving net zero by 2050, and the significant changes that will be required.

27 January 2021

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Prices in a crisis

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What do economists mean by inflation, how do they measure it, and is inflation the best way of understanding the changes in the price of goods?

17 November 2020

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Counting the cost of COVID-19

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In this episode we look at how big government borrowing could get as a result of Covid-19 and what the long-term impacts will be.

15 October 2020

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Childcare during the pandemic

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The closures of childcare providers to most families during the COVID-19 crisis have underlined the importance of access to childcare.

9 September 2020