Evaluating the Autumn Budget

Rishi Sunak, chancellor of the Exchequer, has just announced the government’s fiscal plans for the coming year. Gifted with more optimistic economic forecasts compared to those produced by the IFS in March, Sunak was given more flexibility in his fiscal agenda with room for tax cuts or spending increases. The chancellor opted for a combinationContinue reading “Evaluating the Autumn Budget”

Luxury goods: A poor investment

Rare, extravagant goods from certain luxury brands have long been the envy of the masses; this encompasses limited edition items, such as the stainless-steel, precious metal Rolex Submariner, the Hermes Birkin bag and the Lamborghini Sesto Elemento. Yet, the process to obtain these goods is long, arduous and very expensive. With this said, most justifyContinue reading “Luxury goods: A poor investment”

Turkey’s economic malaise

Since 2002, Turkey’s GDP growth relative to other developing and emerging economies has been slow. This is a sharp contrast to the previous economic growth and prosperity that Turkey enjoyed in previous decades. In more recent years, Turkey’s economic situation has only gotten worse, exemplified by the sharp decline in the value of the TurkishContinue reading “Turkey’s economic malaise”