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The role of public investment in growth – Productivity Commission

The Productivity Commission held an evidence session on 25 March 2023 focusing on ‘Public Investment’. Commissioners focused on questions around Sizing Business Investment, Public investment in priority regions and sectors, public infrastructure investment and improving public investment.

  • Nigel Driffield (Professor of International Business, Warwick Business School
  • Gerald Holtham (Professor of Regional Economy, Cardiff Metropolitan University
  • Jan in’t Veld (Head of Sector Model-based Economic Analysis, European Commission
  • Urvashi Parashar (Chief Impact Officer and Chief Economist, UK National lnfrstructure Bank

Read the summary and watch the session and find out more about The Productivity Commission, hosted by our partner NIESR.

Previous 2023 sessions have involved

See also


  • Productivity Studies