Making a reality of Inclusive Growth: a keynote lecture with Nobel Laureate Prof Joseph Stiglitz

Wednesday 2 March 2016

Incomes and Inequality

The APPG on Inclusive Growth together with the Resolution Foundation presents:  Making a reality of Inclusive Growth: a keynote lecture with Nobel Laureate Prof Joseph Stiglitz How do we make a reality of inclusive growth? Where are the points of consensus and contention? Against a backdrop of record employment but weak wage growth, the emerging opportunities … Continued


Time to pay up: Securing stronger, shared wage growth

Thursday 26 March 2015

Jobs, Skills and Pay

After the longest fall in modern history real wages are finally turning the corner. But the outlook for pay remains highly uncertain. Productivity remains on the floor. Automation and globalisation generate pessimism about our pay prospects. Others feel that the wage-gloom is overdone. As pay starts to rise what can be done to secure widely … Continued


A Parliament of pain? – The fiscal choices beyond 2015 and the implications for cuts, taxes, investment and debt

Tuesday 25 November 2014

Public Finances and the Economy

With roughly half of the fiscal consolidation still to come, the state of the public finances will remain a defining theme of the next parliament. Beyond the first year of the next parliament there is little clarity as to how fiscal balance will be restored. However, the emerging positions from each of the main political … Continued


Inequality, Debt and Growth

Tuesday 15 May 2012

Housing, Wealth and Debt

This event launched new analysis from NIESR on the link between inequality and debt in the run up to the 2008/09 financial crisis.  It considered the extent to which lower income households, who saw low income growth in the pre-crisis period, borrowed in order to sustain their consumption.  It also considered whether, with credit conditions … Continued


Developing an Industrial Strategy for the UK

Monday 27 February 2012

Public Finances and the Economy

In an age of globalisation and rapid technological change, what steps must the UK take to rebalance the economy and improve productivity and real wages whilst delivering environmental sustainability and social justice. The Resolution Foundation, IPPR, and the New Economics Foundation held a conference bringing together senior politicians, leading academics and business leaders to discuss what an industrial strategy … Continued


Progress for the Poor – how much do growth and government help?

Tuesday 22 November 2011

Public Finances and the Economy

To mark the publication of his groundbreaking new book exploring the impact of economic growth and government policy on the living standards of the least well-off, the IPPR and the Resolution Foundation held a lunchtime discussion with Lane Kenworthy, Professor of Sociology and Political Science at the University of Arizona. With growth flat, living standards … Continued