Macro Mysteries: The Shocking Revision to UK GDP

Many Happy Returns

Sep 20 2023 • 35 mins

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) published revised GDP figures, upending the post-pandemic economic narrative.

It turns out that Britain’s economy recovered much quicker than previously thought and is no longer an international outlier. So how did the ONS find a load of economic output down the back of the sofa?

And in today’s Dumb Question of the Week: What could we measure instead of GDP?

Selected links


Get in touch




Join PensionCraft

🌐 Become a member at

▶️ Subscribe on YouTube



This podcast is for informational and entertainment purposes and is not financial advice. We do not provide recommendations or endorse any decision to buy, sell or hold any security. We cannot be held responsible for any actions listeners may take and investors are encouraged to seek independent financial advice.

Copyright 2023 Many Happy Returns