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Gresham College: Prof Jagjit Chadha – Blueprint For Brexit Britain: The Productivity Puzzle – #1/6

11/12/2018

About the series

The prospect of leaving the EU has forced the UK to debate its economic future. The government will have to address long term problems such as productivity, savings and investment, the housing market, the structure of finance, regional policies and infrastructure.

https://youtu.be/aJLPB4lcAgU

About the lecture

Productivity growth in the UK economy has lagged behind that of our major trading partners. With little or no growth in labour or total factor productivity, there can be no solution to our economic problems and a return to what we have come to consider as normal times.

We will examine a number of possible explanations ranging from the role of finance to the employment of physical and human capital.

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