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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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Sharing the spoils: bringing home ownership into reach for low to middle income households

Wednesday 20 November 2013

Housing, Wealth and Debt

Low to middle income households are increasingly shut out of traditional home ownership, and more and more families with children are living in the private rental sector. We know, however, that home ownership overwhelmingly remains most people’s preferred tenure and the lack of asset accumulation amongst long term renters is a concern. This event launched … Continued

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The end of home ownership – is renting really so bad?

Thursday 3 November 2011

Housing, Wealth and Debt

Despite a continued aspiration to own, many low to middle income households are facing a lifetime of renting privately. In today’s housing market it would take the average low to middle income household 31 years to save for a deposit on a first home.  If the private rented sector is to meet their need for affordable, … Continued

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