December 2006

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CdB reading update 3

The latest Treasury assessment of progress with improving Britain’s productivity record: Treasury/DTI, (2006) Productivity in the UK 6: progress and new evidence. London: HMSO. has a lot of material relevant to post-1970s economic trends (right up to the present day) and contains the latest Treasury/DTI framework on understanding the dynamics of productivity growth and of […]

Written by Roger Middleton on December 13th, 2006 with comments disabled.
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CdB reading update 2

The latest issue of Oxford Review of Economic Policy, 22.4 (2006), available online, is devoted to productivity and has a number of papers of relevance, including one on the very tricky issue of estimating service sector productivity. This will make essential reading for the forthcoming session on deindustrialisation and the service sector.

Written by Roger Middleton on December 7th, 2006 with comments disabled.
Read more articles on Rich Store of Stupid Decisions (LRU3, TB II).

TL reading update 8

Just published: Brown, G. (2006) Moving Britain foreward: selected speeches, 1997-2006, ed. W. Stevenson.London: Bloomsbury. Denver, D. (2007) Elections and voters in Britain, 2nd edn.London: Palgrave. [Latest edition includes the 2005 election] Lau, R. and Redlawsk, D.P. (2006) How voters decide: information processing during election campaigns. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. [Unfortunately the empirical material is […]

Written by Roger Middleton on December 7th, 2006 with comments disabled.
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TL current reading 7

The latest issue of the IMF’s quarterly magazine, Finance and Development, 43.3 (September 2006) has an article which will be of interest (‘Reform in Europe: what went right’, which offers a concise analysis in comparative context of Britain’s econonmic reforms since 1979), and a series of articles on pensions and demographic change which will make […]

Written by Roger Middleton on December 4th, 2006 with comments disabled.
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