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Revisiting the UK productivity puzzle: national and regional perspectives

Is the UK Productivity Puzzle anywhere closer to being solved? Where do we see progress? And what are the pieces of the jigsaw that still need to be found? This episode of Productivity Puzzles, released during National Productivity Week, examines the outlook for productivity growth and the best policies that will lead to better outcomes.

Host Professor Bart van Ark is joined by:

  • Ed Balls, Former Secretary of State and Shadow Chancellor; Professor of Political Economy at King’s College, London, a Research Fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School.
  • Andy Haldane, CEO of the Royal Society of Arts; Chair of Levelling Up Advisory Council.
  • Rachel Wolf, Founding Partner at Public First; Former education and innovation adviser to the Prime Minister.
  • You can watch the video version of podcast on our YouTube page.

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