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More on the UK Productivity Puzzle

Geoff Riley

22nd September 2015

Persistently slow growth of productivity in the UK economy in the last few years has major implications for competitiveness and ultimately for living standards and jobs. This FT discussion looks at some of the reasons for the flat-lining level of GDP per person employed. The UK seems to be at the centre of a productivity puzzle - why does the economy find it so hard to achieve significant improvements in labour efficiency?

Geoff Riley

Geoff Riley FRSA has been teaching Economics for over thirty years. He has over twenty years experience as Head of Economics at leading schools. He writes extensively and is a contributor and presenter on CPD conferences in the UK and overseas.

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