Wouter Den Haan's picture
Affiliation: 
London School of Economics
Credentials: 
Professor of economics

Voting history

Levelling Up Productivity Gaps in the UK

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

Answer:
Investment in skill development and education
Confidence level:
Not confident

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

Answer:
Agglomeration Effects
Confidence level:
Not 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 worldwide structural challenges
Confidence level:
Not confident

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

Answer:
Raising public investment (in physical and human capital)
Confidence level:
Not 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:
Less than 1pp
Confidence level:
Extremely confident

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