Anjalika Bardalai

The economy in 2024: uncertainty ahead

Towards the end of 2023, I had the opportunity to travel to Liverpool at the invitation of the Department for Business and Trade, to present our economic research at an event as part of their International Trade Week...

Economic blog: Quantitative Easing - ‘no exit’?

Amid the fanfare that greeted the bullish economic projections published last week in the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Report, one detail of monetary policy received relatively little attention.

Quantitative Easing: ‘No Exit’ ?

Amid the fanfare that greeted the bullish economic projections published last week in the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Report, one detail of monetary policy received relatively little attention.

Bonds: agents of socioeconomic recovery?

As the world approaches a full year of having grappled with the novel Coronavirus, it’s worth taking a closer look at examples of financial services products created to address a very specific problem: catastrophe, pandemic and social bonds.

Productivity: a financial services perspective

In my last blog post I explored some analysis the Office for National Statistics (ONS) has undertaken on productivity in the UK regions and nations. But the data I explored last week was for the whole economy; today I want to take a closer look at productivity in financial services.

What is it that makes green finance green?

Last month I was delighted to help TheCityUK inaugurate two things: a new economic research report on green finance, but also a collaboration with Imperial College Business School’s Centre for Climate Finance & Investment.