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Chris Dillow

UK gets a pay rise Rising real wages will boost UK growth this year, economists say - but there are doubts about how much they will increase. ...

22 January 2015

Chris Dillow

About Chris Dillow

Incisive economic commentary plus thoughts on investor behaviour

Recent articles

  1. Next week's economics: 26-30 Jan

    22 January 2015

    The eurozone has fallen further into deflation, in part because the economy is stagnating, next week's figures could show

    The Fed says it will be "patient" about raising interest rates - which economists believe means no rise until the summer

  2. Luck or skill?

    22 January 2015

    It's often hard to tell whether high returns are due to luck or skill. But we don't always need to know

    In most cases, it is almost impossible for retail investors to be confident that good performance is due to skill

  3. The growth stocks puzzle

    20 January 2015

    Growth stocks should be doing much better than they are, given the fall in bond yields

    It's not just bond markets that are telling us we face the risk of secular stagnation. Stock markets are telling us this too

  4. Debt, uncertainty & volatility

    19 January 2015

    High debt contributes to stock market uncertainty and hence volatility.

    “a stronger dollar constitutes a significant tightening of global financial conditions”

  5. Biased choices

    15 January 2015

    Our investments are not merely the result of coldbloodedly rational choices

    Investment styles "are partially ingrained from birth"

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