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Eurasia Review

House prices and the UK economy – analysis

CFM-CEPR expert survey explores two aspects of recent developments in UK house prices

Question 2: Do you agree that a more widespread weakening of the UK housing market will slow UK GDP growth significantly?

Many panel members point out problems of looking at correlations between economic activity and house prices. … John Van Reenen (MIT Sloan) similarly argues that a Brexit-induced decline in real incomes will cause “both a fall in consumption and house prices (relative to trend)”.


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Rambler.ru (Russia)

Jean-Claude Juncker summed up the first phase of negotiations between the UK and the EU

The decision to leave the UK from the EU negatively affected the quality of life of citizens. This conclusion was reached by the specialists of the Center for Economic Performance research center, having found out that every British family had suffered a fall in living standards.


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Business Insider

Brexit arguments rumble on as breakthrough is still awaited, says Ken Symon

Brexit arguments rumble on as breakthrough is still awaited, says Ken Symon

Research by three academics from the London School of Economics, Josh De Lyon, Swati Dhingra and Stephen Machin shows that inflation in the UK has risen faster than the eurozone since the referendum with price rises varying across sectors.


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In brief ... Brexit: the impact on prices

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BBC Radio Surrey (6:30:41 AM)

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… within the next half an hour Mole Valley and Drygate and Banstead among the areas which would be hit hardest by Brexit according to a report by researchers at the London School of Economics say both economies are expected to see a decline partly because of the jobs and businesses which are based there politicians and some business groups say they're sceptical of the report but the LSE says they believe it's an accurate estimate.


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