James Carrick

Global economist

James Carrick
James is a global economist with a knack for using analogies to explain economic concepts. He is a techno-optimist and an early adopter. He enjoys building models - both of the economy and robot Lego ones with his son. He also likes crunching data and chocolate bars. He joined in 2006 from the number-one ranked economics team at ABN AMRO with prior experience at HM Treasury.

Other articles by James Carrick

Sticky wicket
James Carrick
Economics

Sticky wicket

How the UK's worse 'inflation memory' could keep services inflation sticky and put the Bank of...
By James Carrick
21 Sep 2023
3 min read
Revising up UK GDP: What are the implications?
Economics

Revising up UK GDP: What are the implications?

Recent updates to historic data imply the UK's economic rebound following the COVID-19 pandemic w...
By James CarrickChristopher Jeffery
11 Sep 2023
3 min read
US bankruptcy surge fuels recession fears
Markets and economics

US bankruptcy surge fuels recession fears

A leading indicator suggests US corporates are already struggling under the weight of higher rate...
By James CarrickRameet Gulsin
18 Jul 2023
3 min read
Why manufacturing malaise matters
James Carrick
Economics

Why manufacturing malaise matters

Manufacturing weakness should not be ignored. Although it accounts for just 17% of advanced-econo...
By James Carrick
27 Jun 2023
3 min read
Dividing the cake: can you hear the price-wage echo?
James Carrick
Economics

Dividing the cake: can you hear the price-wage echo?

Firms and workers are fighting over a bigger share of the cake. The problem is the cake is too bi...
By James Carrick
23 May 2023
3 min read
Europe’s one-two punch
James Carrick
Economics

Europe’s one-two punch

Consensus is revising up European growth forecasts on cheaper energy but likely underestimating t...
By James Carrick
10 Mar 2023
3 min read
When will central banks cease tightening?
Markets and economics

When will central banks cease tightening?

Markets suggest the US has almost reached an inflection point, while the UK and Europe have furth...
By Tim DraysonJames Carrick
24 Jan 2023
3 min read
U-turn reduces tail risks but unlikely to stave off recession
James Carrick
Markets and economics

U-turn reduces tail risks but unlikely to stave off recession

Monday's policy reversal led to a rally in UK gilt markets. This reduces tail risks, but we belie...
By James Carrick
17 Oct 2022
2 min read
A mini-budget, or a pre-election budget in disguise?
James Carrick
Markets and economics

A mini-budget, or a pre-election budget in disguise?

Without cutting public spending, economic gains from supply-side reforms risk being swallowed by...
By James Carrick
23 Sep 2022
3 min read

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