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Wealth creation in the 21st Century: Who is and isn’t doing it?

Tuesday 24 April 2018

UK book launch of The Value of Everything: Making and Taking in the Global Economy by Mariana Mazzucato Politicians always say they’re on the side of wealth creators. But who are Britain’s real wealth creators, and does government do a good enough job of incentivising them? A key critique of modern capitalism is that for all the … Continued

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Building a shared recovery – lessons from the downturn

Wednesday 14 May 2014

Public Finances and the Economy

A speech by the Rt Hon Vince Cable MP, Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills Responses: Alison Wolf – Professor of Public Sector Management at King’s College, London Paul Johnson – Director of the Institute for Fiscal Studies  

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What’s the damage? The impact of the great recession on the jobs market in Britain and America — and the prospects for a recovery

Thursday 14 November 2013

Incomes and Inequality

With a recovery in GDP now taking hold in the UK, attention is being drawn to the nature of the upturn. Central to this debate will be the outlook for the labour market. As things stand, uncertainty is the order of the day. Will unemployment keep falling as growth takes hold, followed by rising real … Continued

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Lean Government: How to make cuts without wounding low earners

Wednesday 7 October 2009

Public Finances and the Economy

The fringe event addressed how to make cuts in the post-recession recovery without wounding low earners. The chair was Jenni Russell, the Guardian and the speakers were David Willetts MP, Clive Cowdrey, Resolution Foundation and Mike Emmerich, Manchester’s Commission for the New Economy. Clive Cowdrey set the scene for the discussion by explaining the origins … Continued

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Lean Government: how to balance the book without wounding low earners

Tuesday 29 September 2009

Public Finances and the Economy

The fringe event, held on 29 September, addressed how to tackle the deficit without wounding low earners. The event was chaired by Kate Green, Child Poverty Action Group and the speakers were David Blunkett MP, Helen Goodman MP, Clive Cowdery, Resolution Foundation, Sonia Sodha, Demos and Jonathan Cox, London Citizens. Clive set the scene for … Continued

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Lean Government: how to make cuts without wounding low earners

Sunday 20 September 2009

Public Finances and the Economy

The Resolution Foundation held a fringe event at the Liberal Democrat Party Conference to discuss how to make cuts without wounding low earners. Allegra Stratton, political correspondent for the Guardian, chaired the event and the speakers were Clive Cowdrey, Jonathan Fox, Jamie Bartlett and Jeremy Browne MP. Clive set the scene for the discussion by, … Continued

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