HOUSING MARKET by Mr Ray Boulger

This week the Economics Society was addressed by Mr Ray Boulger, senior technical manager at John Charcol and a leading expert on the UK housing market and mortgage finance. The issues addressed in the talk were: Seasonally adjusted house prices House price indices Effects on house prices The current situation   Seasonally Adjusted House Prices…

THE FUTURE OF MONETARY POLICY by Sir John Vickers

This week we had the opportunity to hear Sir John Vickers, Professor of Economics at Oxford University, on the issues surrounding the UK Monetary Policy. The areas examined in this talk included: ►   Overview of history of UK monetary policy ►   Inflation targeting – success or failure? ►   Should monetary policy have a new objective?…