Gino A. Gancia's picture
Affiliation: 
Queen Mary University of London
Credentials: 
Professor of Economics

Voting history

Towards a High-Wage, High-Productivity Economy

Question 2: What is your evaluation of the following statement: “A well-designed government-stipulated wage increase can lead to higher productivity”?

Answer:
Disagree
Confidence level:
Very confident
Comment:
Higher wages will lead to more automation with adverse redistributional implications.

Question 1: Which of the following statements most closely reflects your understanding of the relationship between productivity and wages.

Answer:
Wage increases cannot increase productivity in and of themselves
Confidence level:
Very confident

Post-Covid Fiscal Rules for the UK

Question 3: Which of the following variables should fiscal rules target to best improve the performance of the UK macroeconomic policy going forward.

Answer:
Public debt
Confidence level:
Not confident

Question 2: What impact has the sequence of fiscal rules adopted in the UK since 1997 had on the conduct of fiscal policy in the UK?

Answer:
Neither improved nor harmed
Confidence level:
Confident

Question 1:  What impact has the sequence of fiscal rules adopted in the UK since 1997 had on the level of UK public debt? 

Answer:
Reduced
Confidence level:
Confident

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