GDP

Publication date: 24 Jul 2019 | Publication type: National Institute Economic Review | Authors: Aitken, A | JEL classification: I31, D31, E01 | Journal: National Institute Economic Review Issue 249 | Publisher: Sage Publications, London
Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is often treated as shorthand for national economic well-being, even though it was never intended to be; it is a measure of (some) of the marketable output of the economy. This paper reviews several developments in measuring welfare beyond GDP that were recently...
Publication date: 20 May 2019 | Publication type: Business Conditions Forum Summary | Theme: Macroeconomics | Authors: Kara, A
  The National Institute of Economic and Social Research (NIESR) hosted the first NIESR Business Conditions Forum (BCF) on 15th May 2019. The BCF is a quarterly meeting for chief economists/senior economists of major business and survey organisations, policy making institutions and NIESR with an...
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...