GDP and special events in history

A number of events in recent history can be associated with having had an impact on the UK economy, including the London 2012 Olympics. The event was not only a medal-winning success for the UK; there was an increase in visitor spending and output in industries such as food and beverages.

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UK Perspectives 2016: Trends in the UK economy

This article presents some key data on the UK economy and UK economic policy from 1980 until the present day, and covers three themes – economic output and trade, inflation and interest rates and public sector finances (deficits and debts). Other economic aspects have been covered elsewhere in the UK Perspectives series, which presents an […]

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