Skills

Britain’s quest for productivity growth: Hammond’s small step in the right direction

The Centre responds to a number of policy announcements made by the Chancellor Philip Hammond in the 2017 Budget.

By The Centre

Making Markets Work

Business rates are locked in the past

Writing for CapX, director of the Centre for Progressive Capitalism Thomas Aubrey argues that the current business rates system is not fit for a dynamic 21st century economy. The current system suffers from its inability to signal to firms the changing nature of rents through time. “The system is based on the idea of setting […]

By Thomas Aubrey

Skills

How skills policy can energise the modern industrial strategy

To solve the technical skills shortage and energise the industrial strategy, the government must empower prospective students and technical course providers with the data they need to make the right choices

By Andy Norman

Governance

Why Britain’s lax competition framework needs to change

The government ought to provide the Competition & Markets Authority with broader powers to prevent the acquisition of UK firms if this reduces competition at national, regional or global level. Such a change will likely spur innovation in search for other sources of earnings growth, which may lead to greater investment and productivity

By Thomas Aubrey

Britain’s quest for productivity growth: Hammond’s small ...

By The Centre

Business rates are locked in the past

By Thomas Aubrey

How skills policy can energise the modern industrial strateg ...

By Andy Norman

Why Britain’s lax competition framework needs to change

By Thomas Aubrey


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Estimating land value capture for England – updated analysis

In 2016 a National Audit Office report identified that the actual rate of public land sales was significantly lower than the £1bn per annum assumed by the government. As a result of this difference, the Centre for Progressive Capitalism has updated its analysis on the potential incremental uplift from land value capture for residential housing.

Britain’s quest for productivity growth: Hammond’s small step in the right direction

The Centre responds to a number of policy announcements made by the Chancellor Philip Hammond in the 2017 Budget.

Business rates are locked in the past

Writing for CapX, director of the Centre for Progressive Capitalism Thomas Aubrey argues that the current business rates system is not fit for a dynamic 21st century economy. The current system suffers from its inability to signal to firms the changing nature of rents through time. “The system is based on the idea of setting […]

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Skills
By Andreas Schleicher
By Andreas Schleicher

Skills formulation must become everybody’s business

Skills formulation must become everybody’s business

Investing in high-quality education is the key for improving the economic and social well-being of people around the world

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By Alastair Reed, Renaud Thillaye, Thomas Aubrey
By Alastair Reed, Renaud Thillaye, Thomas Aubrey

Supporting investors and growth firms: A bottom-up approach to a Capital Markets Union

Supporting investors and growth firms: A bottom-up approach to a Capital Markets Union

This publication focuses on how the Capital Markets Union might lead to tangible gains in investment and jobs growth. It is based on a micro analysis of the challenges faced by growth and innovative firms in six large member states

Technological Change
By Karl Bendedict Frey & Michael Osborne
By Karl Bendedict Frey & Michael Osborne

Technological change and new work

Technological change and new work

The application of new technologies that reshape production inevitably makes the skills of some workers obsolete. Managing the transition into new work should therefore be a key priority for policymakers

Report: The challenge of accelerating UK housebuilding

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Britain’s housing crisis results from the failure of politicians to ensure that markets work in the public interest rather than to the benefit of the unproductive few

Making markets work: how effective regulation reduces reliance on taxation

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Social democrats need to shift away from an exclusive reliance on tax and redistribution towards thinking more about making markets work at the micro level

Finance
By Andrew G Haldane
By Andrew G Haldane

Fast finance and slow growth

Fast finance and slow growth

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How can the state deter short-termism in finance and facilitate a better environment for the ‘patient capital’ needed for growth?

The social value of finance: problems and solutions

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How do we stop the financial system from occasionally blowing up the world and producing – as it has post 2007/8 – a severe post-crisis recession?

Making Markets Work


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Estimating land value capture for England – updated analysis

In 2016 a National Audit Office report identified that the actual rate of public land sales was significantly lower than the £1bn per annum assumed by the government. As a result of this difference, the Centre for Progressive Capitalism has updated its analysis on the potential incremental uplift from land value capture for residential housing.

Business rates are locked in the past

Writing for CapX, director of the Centre for Progressive Capitalism Thomas Aubrey argues that the current business rates system is not fit for a dynamic 21st century economy. The current system suffers from its inability to signal to firms the changing nature of rents through time. “The system is based on the idea of setting […]

Why the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement won’t budge productivity growth

The Chancellor mentioned the word productivity 14 times during the Autumn Statement and for good reason. The UK lags the US and Germany by 30 %, and France by 20% resulting in lower average incomes. Three of the key drivers of productivity include the ability of workers to access education to improve human capital, the ability to access finance allowing firms to expand, and for there to be sufficient infrastructure for firms and workers including housing