Unlocking regional growth What are the four main drivers of regional productivity differences?

In a decade’s time, our economy could be 10% bigger than it would have been otherwise by increasing productivity within each UK nation and region.

In our latest report, we identify the four main drivers behind growth and productivity differences across the UK's regions and nations.

1. Education - high performing students lead to high performing regions

2. Transport - reducing travel times widens access to labour

3. Business practices - if we’re asking a lot of government, we need to ask just as much of ourselves

4. Exports - productive firms are more likely to export, and exporting firms are more productive

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