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Businesses are crucial to solving
the UK’s productivity problems.

We’re a UK-wide research
organisation exploring what
productivity means for business

Businesses are crucial to solving
the UK’s productivity problems.

Research

Macroeconomic trends & policy

Macroeconomic trends & policy

Many of the UK productivity issues reflect economy-wide failures. From a private finance viewpoint, large financing gap for business seems to have emerged as banking restrictions on lending lead to shortfalls in productive investment. From a fiscal viewpoint, public investment in productivity-enhancing infrastructure may be limited by the fiscal regime and accounting frameworks used by the Treasury.

Theme lead

Professor Jagjit Chadha

Co-Investigators

Professor John Tsoukalas

Dr Issam Samiri

Theme paper

Macroeconomic Perspectives on Productivity