Posted: 26 / 10 / 2022

Paul Cheetham-Karcz welcomes behavioural economist, Roger Martin-Fagg, to Taking Care of Business.


On the second episode of Taking Care of Business Series 11, Paul Cheetham-Karcz sits down with leading behavioural economist Roger Martin-Fagg to discuss the current economic climate in the UK.

They talk through the current political situation regarding the Tory government’s leadership, and how this may affect the economy with regard to recessions, house prices and interest rates. They also go on further to consider the cost of living crisis we are currently facing, and what the short to medium-term economical future may look like for the UK.

In this episode:

  • 00:02:25 – Who is Roger Martin-Fagg
  • 00:08:55 – The effects of Brexit
  • 00:14:35 – Is a recession due?
  • 00:16:37 – The definition of a recession
  • 00:18:57 – Impacts of the pandemic
  • 00:31:41 – How Putin’s war is affecting our energy supplies?
  • 00:35:25 – A lack of government leadership
  • 00:37:03 – Liz Truss and the mini-budget
  • 00:46:10 – The current state of the economy and where it’s heading
  • 00:50:30 – Tory or Labour?
  • 00:55:30 – What’s happening to interest rates
  • 00:58:05 – Will house prices crash?
  • 01:00:48 – Exchange rates and the markets
  • 01:04:30 – Roger’s take on the looming recession

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Disclaimer – This episode was filmed on the 19th of October 2022



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