Raising EU productivity through innovation
A better overview of which firms are most likely to adopt digital technologies and to innovate, and to turn these investments into productivity growth
Technology, trade, work councils and income distribution: new insights from MICROPROD
MICROPROD Final Event
Final conference of the MICROPROD project
The low productivity of European firms: how can policies enhance the allocation of resources?
Economists take total factor productivity (TFP) as one of the most informative indicators of the state of a country's economy.
Knowledge flows and global value chains
We explore the implications of a range of novel approaches to GVCs for our understanding of how they affect knowledge flow and innovation.
Measuring the intangible economy to address policy challenges
The purpose of the first work package of the MICROPROD project was to improve the firm-level data infrastructure, expand the measurement of intangible
Productivity and the role of Global Value Chains
The 3rd MICROPROD Policy Dialogue will tackle how Global Value Chains (GVC) and productivity affect the fourth industrial revolution.
Restarting the economy?
While the end of the pandemic is still far, the economy will have to restart.
Research and innovation policies and productivity growth
Can research and innovation policies power growth? The answer currently can only be a timid yes.
The impact of COVID-19 on productivity: preliminary firm evidence
Online event organised in the framework of MICROPROD, a project to improve our understanding of productivity, its drivers and how we measure it.
Issues in productivity measurement
This Bruegel public event is organised in the framework of MICROPROD, a research project that aims to improve our understanding of productivity, its d
The overarching goal of MICROPROD is to contribute to a greater understanding of the challenges brought about in Europe by the fourth industrial revolution and the associated ‘productivity puzzle’ in a context of globalisation and digitisation, and to provide alternative policy options to better address these challenges. We take a holistic view of the productivity puzzle, with the aim of understanding the microeconomic drivers behind it, as well as its macroeconomic implications for growth and cohesion in the European Union.
Bruegel Research Team
Marie Le Mouel
Deputy Head of Development