Housing

What the Chancellor’s Autumn Budget needs to say

Use the rise in land value to build 150,000 new homes and invest £8bn in infrastructure along the Cambridge to Oxford corridor

By Thomas Aubrey

Housing

Market prices and the housing crisis

With a change to the 1961 Land Compensation Act, the necessary investment in infrastructure and affordable housing along the Oxford – Milton Keynes – Cambridge corridor could be funded

By Thomas Aubrey

Skills

To capitalise on the opportunities of Brexit, Britain must first solve its skills crisis

Using the example of the automotive industry, skills analyst Andy Norman explains why Britain must first solve its skills crisis if it is to make the most of Brexit

By Andy Norman

Skills

Why apprenticeship policy must prioritise quality

While recent apprenticeships policy has tended to focus on quantity, skills analyst Andy Norman argues that if we are to tackle the country’s skills shortages we need to prioritise quality

By Andy Norman

What the Chancellor’s Autumn Budget needs to say

By Thomas Aubrey

Market prices and the housing crisis

By Thomas Aubrey

To capitalise on the opportunities of Brexit, Britain must f ...

By Andy Norman

Why apprenticeship policy must prioritise quality

By Andy Norman

What the Chancellor’s Autumn Budget needs to say

Use the rise in land value to build 150,000 new homes and invest £8bn in infrastructure along the Cambridge to Oxford corridor

By Thomas Aubrey
By Thomas Aubrey

Market prices and the housing crisis

Market prices and the housing crisis

With a change to the 1961 Land Compensation Act, the necessary investment in infrastructure and affordable housing along the Oxford – Milton Keynes – Cambridge corridor could be funded

To capitalise on the opportunities of Brexit, Britain must first solve its skills crisis

Using the example of the automotive industry, skills analyst Andy Norman explains why Britain must first solve its skills crisis if it is to make the most of Brexit

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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

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?

Finance
By Andrew G Haldane
By Andrew G Haldane

Fast finance and slow growth

Fast finance and slow growth

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

Making Markets Work

The British electorate moves beyond neoliberalism, nationalism and socialism

The British people have spoken loud and clear by returning a hung parliament. They have rejected a hard Brexit and a drift towards nationalism. But they have also rejected a return to the neoliberalism of the 1980s and the socialism of the 1970s.

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