Skills

Are there too many hairdressers and not enough bricklayers?  

Without a better understanding of the skills mismatches holding back local economies, devolution will not make much difference

By Alastair Reed

Housing

The explosive concoction of globalisation and the rising cost of housing

For people’s basic needs to be provided in an era of globalisation, wages need to be rising at faster rates than housing costs. But Britain has continually failed to address its dysfunctional housing market and build sufficient homes

By Thomas Aubrey

Making Markets Work

Inequality

Does inequality matter? The former business secretary, Vince Cable, challenges the view that there is a trade-off between growth and equality, or that equality of opportunity is sufficient

By Vince Cable

Skills

England’s new metro mayors could transform local jobs markets

Writing for CityMetric, Alastair Reed argues that England’s incoming metro mayors could tilt local training systems towards the skills most in demand

By Alastair Reed

Are there too many hairdressers and not enough bricklayers? ...

By Alastair Reed

The explosive concoction of globalisation and the rising cos ...

By Thomas Aubrey

Inequality

By Vince Cable

England’s new metro mayors could transform local jobs mark ...

By Alastair Reed


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Are there too many hairdressers and not enough bricklayers?  

Without a better understanding of the skills mismatches holding back local economies, devolution will not make much difference

The explosive concoction of globalisation and the rising cost of housing

For people’s basic needs to be provided in an era of globalisation, wages need to be rising at faster rates than housing costs. But Britain has continually failed to address its dysfunctional housing market and build sufficient homes

By Vince Cable
By Vince Cable

Inequality

Inequality

Does inequality matter? The former business secretary, Vince Cable, challenges the view that there is a trade-off between growth and equality, or that equality of opportunity is sufficient

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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

capital-markets-union
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

Thomas Aubrey 0
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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

Andrew G Haldane 0
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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

Adair Turner 0
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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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Inequality

Does inequality matter? The former business secretary, Vince Cable, challenges the view that there is a trade-off between growth and equality, or that equality of opportunity is sufficient

Improving trust in business across Europe

Writing in European magazine E!Sharp, Thomas Aubrey cites research showing falling levels of trust in business across Europe

Restoring trust in capitalism means moving beyond ideology

Writing in City AM, Vince Cable, Andrew Cooper and Stephen Kinnock call for more action to restore trust in capitalism