Ben Whitestone explains how ONS is planning to transform the way it collects, analyses and uses data to give the…Read more on An ONS for the (near) future
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
The 47th Earth Day takes place on Saturday and this year the Earth Day Network launched a goal to achieve…Read more on Earth Day and Natural Capital Accounts
Preparations are well underway for the 2021 Census with a major test exercise now being carried out. Ben Humberstone reflects on the journey to-date.Read more on A good start for the 2017 Test