Firm performance and productivity

Long-term increases in prosperity and living standards depend on sustained growth in productivity. Our research looks at the factors underlying the UK’s and other countries’ productivity performance, including changes in economic institutions, the adoption of information and communication technologies, management methods, skills and human capital development, and the allocation of resources (including the entry of new firms). We have considered both long-run trends and the recent experience following the 2008 financial crisis.

Journal Article | National Institute Economic Review
We use a simple and general model to show that increased price dispersion can be a consequence of frictions to efficient capital allocation.

Contacts

Rachel Griffith

Rachel Griffith

Research Director

Helen Miller

Helen Miller

Associate Director

Wenchao (Michelle) Jin

Wenchao (Michelle) Jin

Research Economist

Vittorio Bassi

Vittorio Bassi

International Research Fellow