The four broad research themes
- Research theme #1: The politics of constructing economic performance assessment
- Research theme #2: Piloting economic policy under conditions of pervasive uncertainty
- Research theme #3: Brexit, UK economic growth and the British model of capitalism
- Research theme #4: Brexit and UK's economic growth in the public debate
Specific research questions
The Global Financial Crisis and impact on the UK's growth trajectory
How did the global financial crisis alter the UK’s growth trajectory?
A decade on, policy-makers are still getting to grips with how hard the 2007-8 crisis hit the UK economy and its growth potential and trajectory.
Government policy and economic shocks - what impact on actual and potential growth?
What assumptions does the OBR make about effects of government policy (and shocks like the global financial crisis, or Brexit) on actual and potential growth?