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


Finding the right path: Improving career prospects for non-graduates

Wednesday 11 May 2016

Jobs, Skills and Pay

Public policy is often focused on boosting high-level skills and helping those with the poorest qualifications. But those in between are often overlooked, despite representing over a third of the working age population. How are non-graduates faring in Britain today? What career routes are working, and who is being left behind? How can we break … Continued


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