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The Rest is Money: Is 'sick note culture' real? Why are living standards still stagnating? Will the UK always be a global superpower? (podcast)

(Andy Haldane) The truth is the UK suffers from a long and lengthening tail of companies for which productivity is low and stuck…Among the reasons are access to finance, there are also issues of skills that includes the skills of management…. UK PLC scores poorly on management skills… (Robert Peston) There is all that LSE work that tends to indicate that we have worse managers here than elsewhere.

Interview makes reference to CEP Discussion Paper 1433 Management as a technology? By Nicholas Bloom, Raffaella Sadun and John Van Reenen.

Listen to the interview at The Rest is Money.