Trade, Investment & Productivity

Publication date: 1 Nov 2017 | Publication type: National Institute Economic Review | Theme: Trade, Investment & Productivity | Authors: Foliano, F, Riley, R | JEL classification: F14, F16, F66, L60, R11, J23 | Journal: National Institute Economic Review Issue 242 | Publisher: Sage Publications, London
The past 25 years have been characterised by a surge in international trade as economies have become increasingly inter-linked. In many advanced economies this surge has been associated with increased import competition from lowwage economies. This paper explores the effects of such competition on...
Publication date: 1 Nov 2017 | Publication type: National Institute Economic Review | Theme: Trade, Investment & Productivity | Authors: Ebell, M, Srinivasan, S | External authors: Pilkington, J, Rowe, J | JEL classification: C81, F10 | Journal: National Institute Economic Review | Publisher: Sage Publications, London
The value of exports to the domestic UK economy does not equal gross export flows, as some of the value-added within UK exports may have been generated abroad. For key business and financial service industries we present new and initial estimates giving a lower bound for the value-added component...
Publication date: 1 Nov 2017 | Publication type: National Institute Economic Review | Theme: Trade, Investment & Productivity, Exiting the EU & Britain after Brexit | External authors: Bailey, D, De Propris, L | JEL classification: F13, F23, L23, L52, L62 | Journal: National Institute Economic Review Issue 242 | Publisher: Sage Publications, London
The UK’s automotive industry has been one of the ‘star performers’ of the UK economy in recent years – unlike most other manufacturing sectors. Output has increased by over 60 per cent since 2010 and there has been over £8 billion worth of investment in the industry in the past five years. The...
Publication date: 1 Nov 2017 | Publication type: National Institute Economic Review | Theme: Trade, Investment & Productivity | External authors: Crafts, N, Mills, T C | JEL classification: E32, N12, O47 | Journal: National Institute Economic Review Issue 242 | Publisher: Sage Publications, London
We analyse TFP growth in the US business sector using a basic unobserved component model where trend growth follows a random walk and the noise is a first order autoregression. This is fitted using a Kalman-filter methodology. We  find that trend TFP growth has declined steadily from 1.5 to 1.0 per...
| Theme: Trade, Investment & Productivity, Employment & Social policy
The FACTAGE project explores the emerging inequalities associated with longer working lives. FACTAGE is a trans-national Joint Programming Initiative (JPI) “More Years Better Lives” project and is financed by the national research foundations of Belgium, Germany, Austria, Spain and the UK.
Publication date: 6 Apr 2017 | Publication type: Journal article/book/chapter | Theme: Trade, Investment & Productivity | Authors: Venturini, F | External authors: Minniti, A. | Journal: Economics Letters No. Forthcoming

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