Workshop on productivity and structural change: Day 1

Join us, the Bank of England, The MMF Society and our partner NIESR at a two-day blended workshop hosted by the Bank of England. The theme is productivity and structural change, one of the The Productivity Institute’s themes and also closely related to an area in the BoE’s Research Agenda.

Physical participation will be limited but the event will be run as a blended event with online interactive participation. Final details and arrangements for registration will be announced soon.

14:00: Introduction from Simon Price (MMF)

14:05: Introductory remarks by Jonathan Haskel (BoE, TPI)

14:20: Keynote address – Chiara Criscuolo (OECD)

15:20: Break

15:40: Ethan Ilzetzki (LSE) Learning by necessity: Government demand, capacity constraints, and productivity growth.
Discussant: Mary O’Mahony (Kings College UL, TPI)

16:25: Sophie Piton (BoE) A resilient economy? Business creation in the United Kingdom during COVID-19
Discussant: Garry Young (NIESR)

17:10: Michaela Elfsbacka Schmöller (Bank of Finland) Endogenous technology, scarring and fiscal policy.
Discussant: Dogan Aydan (BoE)

The full programme can be found on the event website.

Date(s)

  • 25 November 2021

Time(s)

  • 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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