Archive for July, 2017

Ah, that blasted productivity slump again

Friday, July 7th, 2017

Recently I saw this familiar yet unchanging graph on one of my favorite news sites: Source: Office for National Statistics This to me, is quite astonishing. Really? Productivity rose consistently up until the 2008 financial crisis, then slumped, without any significant improvements since? Perhaps most intriguing is that economists can’t agree as to what is [...]