Electionomics: Electionomics

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20170517Unpicking the business and economic issues behind the 2017 general election.

Inflation is rising faster than earnings, leading to a squeeze on living standards. With wage growth lagging behind inflation for the first time since mid-2014, the BBC's Economics editor Kamal Ahmed and BBC Business editor Simon Jack look at the challenges facing whoever wins the general election. They're joined by Laura Gardiner, Senior Research and Policy Analyst from the Resolution Foundation.

(Credit: Archive of Ronald Reagan: Courtesy of the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation & Library)

Producer: Audrey Tinline
Programme assistant: George Pierpoint.

20170524Unpicking the business and economic issues behind the 2017 general election.
20170531Unpicking the business and economic issues behind the 2017 general election.

The negotiations between the UK and the EU on Brexit begin just eleven days after the 2017 general election. What kind of trade deal should the UK be looking for with the European Union? The BBC's Economics editor Kamal Ahmed and Business editor Simon Jack look at some of the key aspects of Britain's trading relationship with the European Union. They're joined by Ngaire Woods, founding dean of the Blavatnik School of Government and professor of Global Economic Governance at the University of Oxford.

Producer: Audrey Tinline
Programme assistant: George Pierpoint.

20170607Discussion on economic and business issues dominating the 2017 general election.
17/05/201720170517Unpicking the business and economic issues behind the 2017 general election.

Inflation is rising faster than earnings, leading to a squeeze on living standards. With wage growth lagging behind inflation for the first time since mid-2014, the BBC's Economics editor Kamal Ahmed and BBC Business editor Simon Jack look at the challenges facing whoever wins the general election. They're joined by Laura Gardiner, Senior Research and Policy Analyst from the Resolution Foundation.

(Credit: Archive of Ronald Reagan: Courtesy of the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation & Library)

Producer: Audrey Tinline
Programme assistant: George Pierpoint.

24/05/201720170524Unpicking the business and economic issues behind the 2017 general election.