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The underperformance of business investment – Productivity Commission

The Productivity Commission held an evidence session on 26 January 2023 focusing on ‘The Underperformance of Business Investment’. Commissioners focused on questions around Sizing Business Investment, Intangibles and Business Investment, Financing Business Investment, and Policy and Business Investment. The witnesses were:

  • Andy King Member of the Budget Responsibility Committee, OBR
  • Frances Haque Chief Economist, Santander
  • John Llewellyn Consultant – formerly of University of Cambridge, OECD and Lehman Brothers
  • Martin Sartorius Principal Economist, CBI

Read the summary and transcript and watch the session and find out more about The Productivity Commission, hosted by our partner NIESR.



  • Productivity Studies