Measurement issues in the modern economy

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This project will address certain measurement issues in the modern economy.

Lead: Diane Coyle (Manchester, NIESR)

Co-Leads: Rebecca Riley (NIESR), Hasan Bakhshi (Nesta) and Mary O’Mahony (King’s)

Expected end date: Q4 2018/2019

Objectives: This project will address the following: How do new digital business models map into existing statistics, and how might measurement approaches evolve in the light of this?; Improving measurement of the service sector; Better measurement of firms’ investments in intangible assets; Implications of the digital revolution for the measurement of economic welfare.

Some of these issues will be explored in a second stage of the project beyond the end date shown.

Project code: 2.2