industrial policy

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 Aug 2014 | Publication type: Report | Authors: Mason, G, Nathan, M
There is now renewed interest in the UK in the potentially beneficial economic effects of industrial policy, that is, government policies designed to influence the structure of output and employment. Much public discussion and debate on this subject emphasises the lessons that can be learned from...
Publication date: 26 Nov 2014 | Publication type: NIESR Discussion Paper | Theme: Trade, Investment & Productivity | External authors: Francois Bouet (Growth Intelligence), Max Nathan, Anna Rosso | Project: Measuring the UK’s Digital Economy With Big Data
Governments around the world want to develop their ICT and digital industries. Policymakers thus need a clear sense of the size and characteristics of digital businesses, but this is hard to do with conventional datasets and industry codes. This paper uses innovative ‘big data’ resources to perform...