Roland Mortimer

My name is Roland Mortimer and I am currently on my gap year before studying Economics and Business at University College London. I am the editor of Catch21 and ROM Economics, an economics education resource, a journalist at Shout Out UK, and an intern at Bright Blue. I also run a website development business called ROM Technology and write regularly on politics and economics.

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ROM Economics will be back in June 2015

Filed in Economic News and Opinion by on November 10, 2014
ROM Economics will be back in June 2015

I would like to thank all our readers and writers for contributing to this website and helping it grow into a valuable resource for economics. In the meantime, please continue to use the current stock of articles and guides and keep in touch with me regarding future opportunities.

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Replacement Ratio Explained

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Replacement Ratio Explained

In an economy, replacement ratio is the ratio of the income received when unemployed to the income received when employed.

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Seasonal Unemployment Explained

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Seasonal Unemployment Explained

Seasonal unemployment is the unemployment created from seasonal variations in demand for goods and services.

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Cyclical Unemployment Explained

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Cyclical Unemployment Explained

Unemployment is a situation when there are people who are willing and able to work but do not have jobs. Cyclical unemployment is one of the many types of unemployment.

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Debt Deflation Explained

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Debt Deflation Explained

Debt deflation is a situation when the combination of high levels of debt and falling prices causes a downward spiral in the economy.

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Deflation Explained

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Deflation Explained

Deflation is when the overall level of prices in an economy is falling.

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Frictional Unemployment

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Frictional Unemployment

Frictional unemployment is the unemployment created with the movement between jobs in a dynamic economy.

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Hyperinflation Explained

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Hyperinflation Explained

There are times when inflation gets out of control and the general level of prices in an economy rises rapidly – this is known as hyperinflation.

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