(Productivity/MICROPROD) The productivity paradox: policy lessons from MICROPROD (Grégory Clayes and Maria Demertzis, Bruegel)

The objective of MICROPROD, an EU-wide research project that runs until the end of 2021, is to understand what is driving the current productivity slowdown and what the potential consequences are for Europe’s economic model and its citizens’ welfare. This Policy Contribution summarises the main, policy-relevant conclusions of the 20 MICROPROD papers delivered so far.