Strong and stable economy? Forgotten macroeconomics in the manifesto debate

25 May 2017 By Özlem Onaran, Professor of Economics, Director of Greenwich Political Economy Research Centre, University of Greenwich Economist Özlem Onaran analyses the expected impact of both Conservative and Labour Party manifesto pledges on the UK’s economic productivity – a key issue this election, as the nation’s productivity gap with its major G7 competitors is now at its widest point on record.