investment

Publication date: 24 Jul 2019 | Publication type: National Institute Economic Review | External authors: Martin, J | JEL classification: E22, J24, O34, M53 | Journal: National Institute Economic Review Issue 249 | Publisher: Sage Publications, London
Only half of investment by firms is in physical capital, such as buildings and machinery. The other half is in intangible assets, such as branding, software and training. This has been true for the past two decades or more in the UK, but only if you step beyond the measures in the National Accounts...
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: 5 Jul 2016 | Publication type: Journal article/book/chapter | Theme: Macroeconomics | Authors: Carreras, O, Kirby, S, Meaning, J, Piggott, R | Journal: Economic Modelling Vol. 58 Issue November 2016 | Pages: 339-350 | Publisher: Elsevier, Oxford
This paper presents a framework for modelling important socio-economic events in order to provide an informative counterfactual. This involves mapping the deep underlying shock associated with the event itself into a series of more tractable shocks consistent with the model being applied and...
Publication date: 20 Jun 2016 | Publication type: NIESR Discussion Paper | Theme: Macroeconomics | Authors: Kirby, S, Carreras, O, Meaning, J, Piggott, R | JEL classification: D80, E17, E27, E65 | NIESR discussion paper number: 461
This paper presents a framework for modelling important socio-economic events in order to provide an informative counterfactual. This involves mapping the deep underlying shock associated with the event itself into a series of more tractable shocks consistent with the model being applied and...
Publication date: 16 Jul 2015 | Publication type: Journal article/book/chapter | Theme: Trade, Investment & Productivity | External authors: Guillou, S, Bellone, F | JEL classification: G11, G32, F14, L11 | Journal: Journal of Banking and Finance Vol. 59 Issue October 2015 | Pages: 280-296 | Publisher: Elsevier, Oxford
Does corporate financial structure matter for a firm’s ability to compete in international markets through output quality? This study answers this question by using firm-level export and balance sheet data covering a large sample of French manufacturing exporters over the period 1997–2007. The main...
Publication date: 2 Oct 2013 | Publication type: NIESR Discussion Paper | Theme: Trade, Investment & Productivity, Exiting the EU & Britain after Brexit | Authors: Nathan, M | JEL classification: G23, G24, J15, J61, L5, L26, M12, M13, O31, O32, R11 | NIESR discussion paper number: 413
In recent years, the economics of migration literature has shown a substantial growth in papers exploring host country impacts beyond the labour market. Specifically, researchers have begun to shift their attention from labour market and fiscal changes, towards exploring what we might call ‘the...