In presentation, John Graunt' 1662 pamphlet & analysis of the records of deaths bore a similarity to today’s spreadsheets. The accuracy of death data has since improved, but not everywhere.
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The government’s latest spending review sets out extra funding for the NHS in England - a real increase of just 0.1% for 2015/16. But is it really real?
Recent calls for removing the ringfence around NHS spending may meet significant public resistance.
John Appleby, Chief Economist at The King's Fund, talks to Pieria about facts and misunderstandings in the UK's health care reform debate.
For about five years now, Greece has been giving the euro area authorities a test in economics and politics. The test must be retaken until the authorities produce the right answers.
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RT @NIESRorg: Is the Chancellor gambling on interest rates and tax receipts to hit fiscal targets? #AutumnStatement https://t.co/yqjJWV6h2s
RT @CJFDillow: Blogged: Osborne's plan to cut wages: https://t.co/N7DyBiRpmm
UK Chancellor remains defiant in implementing austerity - https://t.co/Q8vM29NXBv
Reactions to Mr Osborne’s Autumn Statement - https://t.co/V7Fiqlkyak cc @johnweeks41 @AnnPettifor @jomicheII