Productivity and the Pandemic
Thursday, 04 February 2021
A new book, Pandemic and Impact on Productivity, edited by Oxford Brookes Business School’s Dean and Pro-Vice Chancellor, Professor Tim Vorley, was published recently.
The publication examines the emerging
consequences and impacts of Covid on productivity. Featuring 21 chapters
authored by 46 experts, the edited collection examines the implications for the
economy, society and governance in the medium and long term. This
work was part of the Productivity Insights Network and
funded by the ESRC: Economic and Social Research Council.
In the book Tim has contributed to a chapter on
'Implications and impacts of the crisis on micro businesses and their
future' with OBBS colleague Cristian
Gherhes, as well as co-authoring two other chapters on systems-based
approach in response to crisis and how can innovation
policy support the response.
The book is described as an important read
for scholars and students interested in the impact of the pandemic, this book
will also be an invigorating read for economists and policy makers looking for
more information on how the pandemic and resulting economic recession is
To join the book launch Webinar Series, go
To find out more information on the