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Gender pay gap

80% of UK companies and public sectors organisations pay women less than men.

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Subsidy - definition

A subsidy is an amount of money provided to firms to help reduce production costs which can then be passed on as lower prices, and which can encourage consumption.

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Subsidies can be justified as a solution to the problem of market failures, including subsidising merit goods and public goods.


WTO rules

What exactly is the 'most favoured nation' rule?

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Model agencies collude to fix rates

Regulators find leading model agencies guilty of price fixing.

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Customs unions

Costs and benefits of customs unions.

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Savings ratio

Savings ratio falls to lowest level on record.

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