Francesca Monti's picture
Affiliation: 
Kings College London

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The UK Productivity Puzzle

Question 1: Which of the following was the most important cause for the slowdown in UK productivity growth?

Answer:
Human capital including education and employee skills
Confidence level:
Confident
Comment:
The UK's low productivity in the decade since the financial crisis by is driven a confluence of predominantly supply-side factors, of which the skills mismatch is one of the most prominent. The slowdown was exacerbated, since 2016, by very weak investment caused by the protracted uncertainty about trading arrangements with the EU.

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