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

Fasten your seatbelts – how hard will the US economic landing be?
James Carrick
Markets and economics

Fasten your seatbelts – how hard will the US economic landing be?

Historically, around two-thirds of Fed hiking cycles have resulted in recession. We examine the...
By James Carrick
19 May 2022
3 min read
Bank of England: reaction to the latest hike from our experts
Investment strategy

Bank of England: reaction to the latest hike from our experts

We review the Bank of England's decision to increase its interest rate to 0.50% and the...
By James CarrickFiona WuIan Hutchinson
04 Feb 2022
4 min read
Bank of England decision: analysis from our experts
Investment strategy

Bank of England decision: analysis from our experts

What do our investment teams make of the Bank of England’s decision not to raise interest rates?  
By James CarrickAlex MackMitul Patel
04 Nov 2021
4 min read
UK furlough fears fading
James Carrick
Economics

UK furlough fears fading

The UK’s furlough scheme has now ended. There’s still no sign of labour-market stress in Google...
By James Carrick
14 Oct 2021
3 min read
NICs smack, gas whack, households set to groan
Economics

NICs smack, gas whack, households set to groan

Should we be concerned about a hit to UK households’ finances?  
By James CarrickChristopher Jeffery
17 Sep 2021
3 min read
When can the UK safely ease the lockdown?
James Carrick
Economics

When can the UK safely ease the lockdown?

Our analysis suggests that by prioritising people with comorbidities, the UK could be six weeks...
By James Carrick
14 Jun 2021
3 min read
A Seychelles sell signal?
Economics

A Seychelles sell signal?

Should new lockdowns in countries with high vaccination rates make us reconsider the likely path ...
By Christopher TeschmacherJames Carrick
20 May 2021
3 min read
Will new COVID-19 variants delay economic normalisation?
James Carrick
Economics

Will new COVID-19 variants delay economic normalisation?

The spread of new coronavirus variants, including the one first identified in India, could slow t...
By James Carrick
19 May 2021
3 min read
Saving private finan(ce)
James Carrick
Economics

Saving private finan(ce)

Some households in advanced economies have built up significant savings during the pandemic. Wher...
By James Carrick
23 Apr 2021
3 min read

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