The UK Economy 2024 | IEA Podcast

The United Kingdom’s economic narrative takes centre stage in this week’s episode of the IEA Podcast, hosted by Matthew Lesh, Director of Public Policy and Communications. Joining him is the IEA’s own Economics Fellow Julian Jessop, as they explore the twists and turns of the UK economy in 2024.

The British economy has defied expectations, with inflation receding faster than anticipated and economic growth veering away from the predicted negative territory. Employment rates remain resilient, offering a glimmer of hope amidst persistent productivity challenges.

In this episode, we unravel the complexities surrounding the UK’s economic outlook, dissecting structural weaknesses, and contemplating global risks that loom on the horizon. Despite triumphs, low growth continues to be a concern, prompting a closer examination of the factors influencing the nation’s economic trajectory.

Tune in to gain a comprehensive understanding of the economic forces shaping the UK in 2024. Matthew Lesh and Julian Jessop engage in thought-provoking dialogue, asking crucial questions about the nation’s economic future. Whether you’re an economist, policymaker, or a curious individual, this episode provides invaluable insights into the dynamics that will shape the economic landscape.