Solving the UK's productivity puzzle

If all British cities were as productive as those in the Greater South East, the UK economy would be more than £200bn bigger each year. How can the Government's Industrial Strategy help places raise their games?

An open letter to Andy Haldane

Andrew Carter

For the industrial strategy to succeed in increasing UK productivity, the new chair of the Industrial Strategy Council must follow three core principles.

Blog Post 19 Oct 2018

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Measuring ‘levelling up’

Elena Magrini

This briefing presents two new indexes to summarise and compare the performance of the UK's largest cities and towns. The findings have implications for policy, particularly the Government’s ‘levelling up’ agenda.

Report 13 Feb 2020