Andy Haldane and ‘The UK’s Productivity Problem: Hub No Spokes’

July 2, 2018

The Academy of Social Sciences was delighted to welcome Bank of England’s Chief Economist Andy Haldane FAcSS as the speaker for its annual lecture 2018. The title of Mr. Haldane’s speech was: The UK’s Productivity Problem: Hub No Spokes. His speech focussed on how Britain’s poor record of productivity growth over the last 10 years could be addressed and solutions found. The speech was well received and saw an attendance of over 80 social science academics, practitioners and policy makers.

Read Andy Haldane’s Speech: The UK’s Productivity Problem: Hub No Spokes

  • Photo by Aarti Basnyat
  • Photo by Aarti Basnyat
  • Photo by Aarti Basnyat
  • Photo by Aarti Basnyat
  • Photo by Aarti Basnyat

News coverage on Andy Haldane’s Speech: The UK’s Productivity Problem: Hub No Spokes at the Academy of Social Sciences’ Annual Lecture.

        1. Reuters UK, ‘BoE’s Haldane says his rate hike vote shouldn’t be a surprise’
        2. Financial Times, ‘BoE chief economist rejects Labour call for productivity target’
        3. The Independent, ‘Bank of England chief economist Andy Haldane defends UK productivity crisis diagnosis’
        4. The Guardian, ‘Bank of England expert: World Cup feelgood factor backs case for rate rise’
        5.  Reuters UK, ‘BoE’s Haldane sees no need for faster rate rises than in May’
        6. Bloomberg, ‘Haldane Says Pay Growth Shows U.K. Ready for BOE Rate Hike’
        7. Bloomberg, ‘Britain’s Trickiest Economic Challenge Is Back in the Spotlight’
        8.  The Telegraph, ‘World Cup feelgood factor convinced Bank of England chief economist rates should be raised’
        9.  The Daily Mail, ‘World Cup cheer is bolstering the economy but could mean an interest rate hike, Bank of England chief says’
        10.  FXStreet, ‘BoE’s Haldane: Would have raised rates in May had data held firm’
        11. Irvine Times, ‘World Cup feel-good factor supports case for a rate hike, says Bank’s chief economist’
        12. Investing.com, ‘BoE’s Haldane says his rate hike vote shouldn’t be a surprise’
        13. AOL, ‘World Cup feel-good factor supports case for a rate hike, says Bank’s chief economist’
        14. London South East, ‘BoE’s Haldane sees no need for faster rate rises than in May’
        15. City A.M ‘Bank of England’s chief economist says he sees ‘clear upwards impetus’ for inflation pressures amid ‘feel-good’ football spirit’
        16. New Stage, ‘BoE’s Haldane says his rate hike vote should not be a…’