Costas Milas's picture
Affiliation: 
University of Liverpool
Credentials: 
Professor of Economics

Voting history

Levelling Up Productivity Gaps in the UK

Question 1: What is the primary factor driving regional productivity disparities in the UK?

Answer:
Place Fundamentals
Confidence level:
Confident

Question 2: Which policies could best help reduce regional productivity disparities?

Answer:
Tax policy
Confidence level:
Confident

Prospects for UK Economic Growth

Question 1: How do you see prospects for future (per capita) GDP growth in the UK in the next decade?

Answer:
Low growth because of UK-specific structural challenges
Confidence level:
Confident
Comment:
I hate mentioning the obvious ("we told you so") but Brexit has started biting.

Question 2: What is the most important contribution economic policymakers can make growth in the UK over the next decade? 

Answer:
Improving trade relations with the EU and/or other countries
Confidence level:
Confident

Effects of an embargo on Russian gas

Question 3: By how much would an immediate EU-wide import ban on Russian gas reduce EU GDP growth per annum in 2022-3, in percentage points (pp), absent other policies?

Answer:
Between 1pp and 3pp
Confidence level:
Confident

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