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Beyond Growth? Robert Inklaar's inaugural lecture

Date:08 March 2018
Inaugural lecture Robert Inklaar
Inaugural lecture Robert Inklaar

On March 6, Robert Inklaar gave his inaugural lecture to officially accept his position of Professor in the Economics of Productivity and Welfare. In this lecture, he established how productivity growth in the 21st century has been low by historical standards and he laid out a research agenda to better understand why and whether this situation can be turned around. See here for the full lecture (in Dutch), here for the annotated handout and here for an interview with Robert about his research and personal drive.