UK

Publication date: 6 Apr 2018 | Publication type: Report | Theme: Trade, Investment & Productivity | Authors: Forth, J, Rincon-Aznar, A | Report to: Joseph Rowntree Foundation
Concern about the UK’s productivity problem has become widespread. Fixing the UK’s productivity problem requires action for the lagging parts of the economy – low pay sectors such as retail and hospitality, the long tail of low-productivity firms, and the five million individuals in the UK lacking...
Publication date: 8 May 2017 | Publication type: General Election Briefing | Theme: Macroeconomics | Authors: Chadha, J S Issue 1
Key points: The conventional wisdom is that this election is about the UK’s decision to leave the EU and this is clearly a critical issue. But political parties should not shy away from answering the question of Britain’s underlying economic weakness. The disappointing growth in the level of GDP...
Publication date: 8 May 2017 | Publication type: National Institute Economic Review | Theme: Macroeconomics | Authors: Chadha, J S | Journal: National Institute Economic Review Issue 240 | Publisher: Sage Publications, London
In a pioneering venture, Christopher Dow at the National Institute of Economic and Social Research helped establish the concept of demand management as the key objective of economic policy. He showed in his 1964 work that although demand management had prevented “the heavy unemployment that...
Publication date: 24 May 2016 | Publication type: NIESR Discussion Paper | Theme: Britain & Finance | Authors: Lisenkova, K | External authors: Sanchez-Martinez, M | JEL classification: C68, E17, H53, J11, J21 | NIESR discussion paper number: 460
This paper looks at the possible scenarios of migration policy should the UK leave the EU. The paper uses an OLG model which brings together labour market, fiscal and other macroeconomic effects in one framework. It also adds a dynamic perspective, differentiates between natives and different...
Publication date: 24 Feb 2016 | Publication type: Conference and seminar output | Theme: Exiting the EU & Britain after Brexit | External authors: Econfilms
Watch highlights of the debate between Lord Norman Lamont (former Chancellor of the Exchequer, 1990-93) and Sir Vince Cable (Secretary of State for Business Innovation and Skills, 2010-15) along with interviews on our YouTube channel. This was part of our "Economics of the UK’s EU membership"...
Publication date: 7 Jul 2015 | Publication type: Report | Theme: Exiting the EU & Britain after Brexit | Authors: Armstrong, A
Summary data for UK and EU Trade