Foreign firms increase competition and help disseminate new ideas, says John Van Reenen, Director of the Centre for Economic Performance, LSE.
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What a strange place the UK is – when the most important thing Britons spend money on becomes even less affordable, it’s received as good news, says Paul Cheshire, Prof. of Economic Geography, LSE.
NIESR's Simon Kirby discusses the latest outlook for the UK economy.
Miles Kimball, Jonathan Portes, Frances Coppola and Tomas Hirst discuss the mysterious case of the UK's falling productivity.
"When we get excited about such low levels of growth it shows how quickly our expectations can be managed downwards"Posted by Simon Kirby on May 22nd 2013
NIESR's Simon Kirby discusses whether recent news has improved his outlook for the UK and the importance of quality jobs.
Andrew Scott, Professor of Economics at LBS, on why in a downturn basic economic theory tells you that increasing government debt is the right thing to do.
Jonathan Haskel provides a summary of his findings in a new paper on Britain's productivity puzzle.
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