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Foreign-owned firms up to three times more productive than UK-backed rivals
The ONS said it cannot tell from this data whether the companies are more productive because they have foreign owners, or whether it is simply that foreign investors buy into businesses that are already highly productive.
The gap is smaller - but still substantial - in agricultural, construction, manufacturing and production businesses. Small firms with foreign owners are just over twice as productive as those with British shareholders, while mid-sized firms create 85.7pc more output per hour worked if they have foreign investors.
The study of 2016 data showed a strong link in most industries, although the correlation was less marked in construction.
Brexit  productivity  output  gap  management  UK  economics  ownership  globalisation  globalization  recovery  GFC  underinvestment  Competition  competitive  competitiveness  skills 
july 2018 by asterisk2a
(10204) Are We Destined for a Slow Growth Future? - YouTube
- shortage on the demand side. but demand can't be more leveraged and borrowed. ALL economic indicators point against a thriving of the UK bottom up (from household finances, are stretched thinly) //&! Gross wages lower than 10 years ago! Lost decade of earnings. In real terms people are NOT better off.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0anqgXLvwko
secular  stagnation  Brexit  household  debt  consumer  UK  USA  loan  GFC  recovery  Productivity  output  gap  economic  history  leverage  underinvestment  banking  property  bubble  housing  demographic  immigration  working  poor  poverty  Austerity  Trickle-down  Gesellschaft  DonaldTrump  Donald  Trump  inequality  social  mobility  income  Society  inflation  deflation  deflationary  debtoverhang  debt-servicing  OECD  IMF  ZIRP  NIRP  QE  BOE  Fed  globalisation  globalization  trap  credit  card  creditcard  creditcrunch  student  auto 
july 2018 by asterisk2a
Warnings of 'anger and outrage' if Transpennine electrification axed | UK news | The Guardian
Northern transport bodies have fought for the government to honour its original pledge to deliver full electrification, a project that was at the heart of plans to improve rail links between cities across the north.
UK  Northern  Powerhouse  London  infrastructure  underinvestment  Brexit  Austerity  FDI  Tories  Conservative  Party  Theresa  May  JAM 
july 2018 by asterisk2a
The Guardian view on tidal energy: cost is not the whole story | Editorial | Opinion | The Guardian
Yet the government is planning more nuclear power stations, including one in Wales. Different rules seem to apply for different technologies. It looks like a Tory government in Westminster snubbed Welsh Labour’s pet project.
UK  Tories  renewable  energy  policy  Nuclear  infrastructure  investment  Conservative  Party  underinvestment 
june 2018 by asterisk2a
UK nuclear plans 'risk collapse if Hitachi talks fail' | Environment | The Guardian
UK industrial and economic policy - subsidies for selected few to profit. fleecing the tax payer. -
Paul Dorfman at the Energy Institute at University College London said: “This would mean the hardworking UK taxpayer and energy consumer, who are labouring under ramping austerity, are being asked to stump up for an extraordinarily expensive nuclear plant just at the time that renewable costs are plummeting.”
UK  energy  policy  subsidies  renewable  nuclear  HinkleyPointC  Hinkley  industrial  Brexit  Austerity  underinvestment 
may 2018 by asterisk2a
(112) Renegade Inc. & What to expect in 2018 - YouTube
UK BOE QE trap - the road to normalisation - without counter engagement (productive investment), and further Austerity, tax evasion, inequality, income gap, secular stagnarion, less money to spend for the average joe === very bumpy uncertain ride. ... and add Brexit even more uncertainty. OUCH. real growth for real people not gonna happen. // see also RAWerden Richard Andreas Werner for bank reform (local non-profit et al) // also consumers will hold back. especially w trickle down of bad news. job losses here and there retail inflation wage growth etc. creating a impression of a malaise especially for the 50% who voted remain. and 30% who didnt go vote. // see also news 8or7 out of 10 workers broke/permanently skinned - and consumer debt at 2008 high //
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february 2018 by asterisk2a
Capitalism’s Crisis of Stagnation and Austerity
After the 2008-09 financial crisis, the hope was that a combination of economic recovery, inflation and austerity would shrink the debt mountain. This, though, was too optimistic. Growth has been below par, inflation subdued and austerity self-defeating. (“Global debt is the danger: beware the butterfly moment” Financial Times 6 January 2018)
Kapital  Capital  productivity  Austerity  economic  history  secular  stagnation  demand  output  gap  UK  USA  Germany  income  growth  debt  bubble  inflation  service  QE  monetary  fiscal  policy  underinvestment  Exploitation  atomised 
february 2018 by asterisk2a
Network Rail to put new projects on hold - BBC News
Network Rail is to move away from big projects in its next five-year funding period in favour of spending its cash on maintaining its current network.
UK  Austerity  underinvestment  infrastructure  Brexit 
february 2018 by asterisk2a
Is the property ladder just a myth? | Money | The Guardian
a national ill-guided unfortune (for all in aggregate) bringing obsession. its a bubble. its heavily subsidizes. its political. it suck resources out of the "productive" economy. its a monopoly oligopoly duopoly vested interest industry. no consumer rights. and what is build is sub par compared to europe. UK is known for its bad quality house among EU expats. // The theory is that a couple owning a starter home and considering children could afford to move into a bigger property – but with household income falling, that idea is increasingly unrealistic
UK  housing  crisis  productivity  underinvestment  malvestment  bubble  economic  history  Politics  social  income  mobility  lottery  gini  Coefficient  postcode  parents 
january 2018 by asterisk2a
Budget 2017: Stagnant earnings forecast 'astonishing' - BBC News
real wages in aggregate to continue to stagnate fall eaten up by inflation. Does NOT help serving current debt levels. // The prediction that average UK earnings in 2022 could still be less than in 2008 is "astonishing", according to an independent economic think tank. // 'Adair Turner: neoliberalism not raising all boats'
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november 2017 by asterisk2a

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