Investing for Prosperity: Skills, Infrastructure and Innovation
AbstractWhat institutions and policies are needed to sustain UK economic growth in the dynamic world economy of the twentyfirst century? After years of inadequate investment in skills, infrastructure and innovation, there are longstanding structural weaknesses in the economy, all rooted in a failure to achieve stable planning, strategic vision and a political consensus on the right policy framework to support growth. This must change if we are to meet our current challenges and those that may arise in the future.
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GDP; innovation; infrasstructure; UK economy; skills; apprenticeships; education; government policy;
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- Timothy Besley & Miguel Coelho & John Van Reenen, 2013. "Investing for Prosperity: Skills, Infrastructure and Innovation," National Institute Economic Review, National Institute of Economic and Social Research, vol. 224(1), pages R1-R13, May.
- O20 - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth - - Development Planning and Policy - - - General
- O52 - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economywide Country Studies - - - Europe
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- NEP-ALL-2013-10-25 (All new papers)
- NEP-INO-2013-10-25 (Innovation)
- NEP-MAC-2013-10-25 (Macroeconomics)
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