Lecturer in Economics, The Open University
Alan Shipman is a lecturer in economics at the Open University.
Personal finance, currently focusing on the disintegration of insurance pools and the disincentives to household saving. Other active interests in: Chinese multinational business; impact of ‘academisation’ on knowledge; social economics; foundations of the market economy.
Aug 15, 2022 17:42 pm UTC| Economy
UK inflation, already at 40-year highs, could pass 13% in October, according to Bank of England forecasts. While wages have not kept pace with inflation, much of the expected squeeze on households and businesses is down to...
The flood of ministerial resignations from UK prime minister Boris Johnsons government in recent days started with Rishi Sunaks resignation as UK chancellor of the exchequer on July 5 2022, alongside health secretary Sajid...
May 09, 2020 08:16 am UTC| Economy
Inflation among the 37 member states of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) fell from 2.3% in February to 1.7% in March. With all the damage to global health and economies inflicted by...