The ONS Economic Well-being indicators are designed to show the changing economic fortunes of individuals as opposed to the that of the economy as a whole. Here, Dominic Webber and Sophie Warnes introduce the new Economic Well-being dashboard.Read more on Beyond GDP: Measuring the economic well-being of individuals
Could the ‘productivity puzzle’ at least partly be explained by the failure of traditional economic measurement techniques to keep pace with the dramatic recent impact of digital technologies?Read more on Digital technology and economic productivity – is the ‘puzzle’ really a myth?
Experimental statistics from ONS have suggested that only three UK regions generate more in taxes than they receive in public spending. The data has caused a stir in the media with headlines proclaiming that London and its surrounding regions are effectively ‘subsidising’ the rest . Jonathan Athow explains how the figures were calculated and how ONS is looking to develop and improve them.Read more on The wealth of regions – measuring the UK’s tax and spending imbalance
Jonathan Athow explains the reason behind the latest changes and why CPIH is the most comprehensive measure of inflation.Read more on Measuring inflation – what’s changed and why?
On 21 and 22 February, around 200 delegates gathered in Newport – the home of UK economic statistics – for the inaugural international ONS conference on measuring the modern economy.Read more on Conference report: riding the wave of change