Increasing the understanding of how the housing sector manages the confluence of three major policy challenges: productivity, Net-Zero, and affordable housing.
Investigating how an accelerated zero-carbon transition might affect future UK productivity and will be needed to maximise the benefits of accelerated zero-carbon transitions.
Using various data sources to provide a range of measures of productivity that account for environmental issues.
Exploring the effect of supply chain linkages on productivity, resilience and the relationship between productivity, resilience and spillovers.
Exploring how equipment like home offices, laptop computers and internet connections, combined with working at home, can impact productivity.
Investigating how firms’ increasing use of digital/online talent platforms is cultivating new forms of human capital and impacting on firms’ organisational capabilities and productivity.
Helping to understand the changing demand for human capital in the UK from an interdisciplinary perspective.
Exploring the links between two critical areas of policy making – supporting innovation and exporting – and their joint link to improving UK productivity.
Discussing the role of public and public/private R&D institutions in strengthening national and regional innovation systems and increasing sectoral productivity performance.
Focusing on the composition, location and promotion of inward foreign direct investment and impacts on post-Covid-19 productivity.
Studying how environmental targets are impacting on measured total factor productivity in the regulated electricity and gas sectors.
Addressing the seeming paradox of rapid technological change accompanied by low productivity growth.
Understanding the effectiveness of public procurement as a policy lever to drive innovation.
Uncovering the role that capital shocks and investment allocation processes play in shaping local and regional productivity responses.
Examining the ways in which UK governance institutions have changed over the last forty years.
Constructing a large firm-level dataset allowing for the analysis of spatial distribution of productivity at a granular level.