The Productivity Puzzle

How puzzling is slow productivity growth, and how much does it matter?

  • Mon 18th Oct 2021

Professor Diane Coyle, Department of Politics and International Studies (POLIS), University of Cambridge

Professor Diane Coyle is the Bennett Professor of Public Policy at the University of Cambridge. Diane co-directs the Bennett Institute where she heads research under the themes of progress and productivity. She has written a number of books on economics and public policy; her latest, Cogs and Monsters: What Economics Is, and What It Should Be will be published in early October.

Diane is also a Director of the Productivity Institute, a Fellow of the Office for National Statistics, an expert adviser to the National Infrastructure Commission, and Senior Independent Member of the ESRC Council. She has served in public service roles including as Vice Chair of the BBC Trust, member of the Competition Commission, of the Migration Advisory Committee and of the Natural Capital Committee. Diane was Professor of Economics at the University of Manchester until March 2018 and was awarded a CBE for her contribution to the public understanding of economics in the 2018 New Year Honours.

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