John Van Reenen: Solving the growth puzzle
John Van Reenen considers the scale of the problem and investigatse the factors contributing to this growth puzzle. He also looks at what policies could be used to sustain prosperity in the decades to come.
Professor, London School of Economics
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John Michael Van Reenen is a professor in the Department of Economics and director of the Centre for Economic Performance at the London School of Economics. His research focuses on the causes and consequences of innovation. His early work focused on the impact of technology on wages, inequality, jobs, and firm profits. A characteristic of his approach is a focus on empirical evidence of large-scale datasets and an emphasis on public policy. More recently, he has worked on the measurement of management practices and their impact on productivity across firms and countries with his former PhD students, Nicholas Bloom and Raffaella Sadun. He has published over 100 peer reviewed articles in labour economics, industrial economics, and econometrics. He is frequently reported in the media in the UK and overseas.