Welcome to our podcast series where we'll be exploring the outlook for the UK and global economy. Throughout the year, our economists will be sharing their insights and perspectives on key economic events and the implications for business, in short episodes lasting between 5-10 minutes.
New episodes will be regularly added on a range of topics from identifying pockets of opportunity in the global economy, to the benefits of female economic empowerment and the potential impact of technology on jobs. Sign up to listen to the podcasts on your desktop or mobile device, using one of the options below.
Our economists discuss the key themes emerging for the year ahead and their impact on the global economy - including a slowdown in global economic growth, workers and wages, and trade conflicts.
After the financial crisis, banks were subjected to a global overhaul of the entire regulatory system. 10 years down the line, Nick Forrest, head of our Financial Economics team explains how this has actually affected banks, and the banking sector as a whole. Read more in our report with AFME.
Labour markets in most advanced economies have (almost) never been better - but wages haven't really picked up. Our Senior Economist, Barret Kupelian, explains what's driving this disparity and what it could mean for businesses.
Organisations are increasingly using Behavioural Economics (BE) to improve the way they interact with customers by better understanding their behaviour. Suresh Natarajan, who leads our BE practice, shares his experiences of using BE to help clients, and his views on where the field may be headed.
In an era of geopolitical transformation, what do financial markets tell us about country risk premia? Economist Rob Vaughan shares the latest trends from our country risk premium model, and how this insight can help companies manage country risk.
Economist James Loughridge, joins our host, Laura Gatz, to discuss what our latest research can tell us about the frequency and cost of natural disasters, and how this impacts an economy.
Nick Forrest, our Head of Financial Services in Economic Consulting, explains how he and his team used economic principles and methods to help The CityUK develop a strategy for the Financial Services Sector.
We explore which OECD countries have made the greatest progress in closing their gender pay gaps and discuss what government and business can do to speed up this progress.
Economist, PwC United Kingdom
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Senior Economist, PwC United Kingdom
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