Better economic growth forecasts no reflection of productivity crisis

Philip Booth is quoted in TheTelegraph

IEA Editorial and Programme Director Professor Philip Booth spoke about the recent UK growth forecasts. He commented that although the economy's growth is welcome news, the economy is still smaller than in 2008 and living standards are still falling.

He therefore argued for the need of a long term economic growth policy by suggesting the de-scaling of energy, planning and employment reforms to encourage entrepreneurship and innovation. 

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