London stalling? The past, present and future of our capital’s economy

Wednesday 27 June 2018

London is often said to be a different country within the UK, and it’s living standards story differs from the rest of the country too. How dependent is post-financial crisis London on the City? What are the strengths and weaknesses of the capital’s labour market? How is housing shaping the living standards challenges Londoners face? … Continued


The squeezed middle: The pressure on ordinary workers in America and Britain

Wednesday 13 March 2013

Incomes and Inequality

As wages stagnate but living costs keep rising, the pressure on working people grows more intense. The issue of living standards has become one of the most urgent challenges for politicians in both Britain and America. At this event the Resolution Foundation launched The Squeezed Middle, a collection of essays from leading economic and policy thinkers … Continued