business investment

Publication date: 15 Nov 2017 | Publication type: Report | Theme: Trade, Investment & Productivity, Britain & Finance | Authors: Armstrong, A, Ebell, M | External authors: Warren, J | Report to: Association of British Insurers
This research project considers whether buying houses may reduce long-term savings in the UK economy. This may explain the UK’s relatively low investment rate and weaker productivity performance over the long term. The study has two parts. First, we present new evidence on the saving behaviour of...