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Productivity Institute

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The Productivity Institute

Working paper

You’re not speaking my language: policy discontinuity and coordination gaps between the UK’s national economic strategies and its place-based policies

Lack of consistency and coordination has long been noted as a failing of UK government policies, but it has previously been difficult to assess the extent of the policy discontinuity. In this paper, the authors present evidence from text analysis of a startling lack of...
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Do climate policies explain the productivity puzzle? Evidence from the energy sector

Productivity growth in advanced economies has slowed. What accounts for it remains a puzzle. One possible explanation lies with the increased stringency of environmental regulations. The authors investigate this possibility in the case of the regulated energy network industries in a sample of OECD countries...
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The politics of productivity: institutions, governance and policy

This paper explores the ‘politics of productivity' by focusing on the political institutions, the system of governance, and the policies that have shaped the UK’s poor productivity performance.
Report

The fiscal implication of 'levelling up' and UK governance devolution

This document explores the likely financial and fiscal issues arising in the relationships between central and sub-central governments.
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Incentive regulation, productivity growth and environmental effects: the case of electricity networks in Great Britain

This paper analyses the productivity growth of electricity transmission and distribution networks in Great Britain and how changes in incentive mechanisms have influenced the measured total factor productivity.