Taking the right path

Where does monetary policy go in a low rate, high inflation, unstable economic environment?

Monday 9 May 2022

The Resolution Foundation and the Money, Macro and Finance Society are co-hosting a new series of events to dive into the big economic challenges we face as we recover from the pandemic and come to terms with the new world we now face. Internationally renowned economists and policymakers will discuss those challenges – from the … Continued

From Covid to conflict

New economic policy challenges for an uncertain world

Thursday 28 April 2022

Register to attend in person or receive access link for remote viewers. The worst of the Covid-19 pandemic may be behind us. But new challenges have emerged. From rising inflation squeezing incomes across the world, to the biggest conflict in Europe since WWII, the economic landscape facing policy makers is as daunting as ever. How … Continued

Together we stand, divided we fall?

Is multilateral policy making equipped for the global economic challenges we face?

Thursday 28 April 2022

The Resolution Foundation and the Money, Macro and Finance Society are co-hosting a new series of events to dive into the big economic challenges we face as we recover from the pandemic and come to terms with the new world we now face. Internationally renowned economists and policymakers will discuss those challenges – from the … Continued

Returning to centre stage

Fiscal policy in the recovery

Tuesday 1 June 2021

Fiscal policy has returned centre stage during the Covid-19 pandemic. But as countries begin to recovery from the crisis, they are taking different approaches to the scale of fiscal expansion and the timing of fiscal retrenchment. What is the right approach to fiscal policy in the recovery, and what are the challenges in terms of … Continued

The economic outlook

Speech by the Governor of the Bank of England Andrew Bailey

Monday 8 March 2021

The Covid-19 pandemic has sparked a truly global economic crisis, affecting families, firms and institutions throughout the world. The UK has been hard hit – experiencing the biggest economic contraction in over three centuries – but the fast pace of its vaccine roll-out means that the economy is expected to recover rapidly this year. The … Continued

Coronanomics: Challenges from the distributional impact of the crisis

Friday 11 December 2020

While the health implications of the COVID-19 crisis have fallen overwhelmingly on older generations, the economic fallout has fallen heavily on the young and those on lower incomes. Given the highly uneven impact of the crisis, policymakers face huge challenges in preventing the crisis from creating new inequalities and exacerbating existing ones. In this webinar, … Continued

Coronanomics

The economic challenges of COVID-19

Monday 30 November 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has upended economies across the world. The daunting scale, pace and uncertainty of the crisis has presented huge challenges for economics, and for economic policymakers attempting to steer countries through it while limiting the damage to citizens’ lives and livelihoods. And even if a vaccine is found soon, the legacy of the … Continued

An economic battleplan

Assessing the design and delivery of Britain’s COVID-19 response

Thursday 30 April 2020

Faced with an unprecedented economic crisis, the Government and the Bank of England have announced an unprecedented package of support measures – from business loans and more generous benefits, to paying the wages of a huge proportion of the private sector workforce. This bold action is costly but necessary – and more will be required … Continued

Rewriting the rule book

A new fiscal framework for new economic times

Tuesday 29 October 2019

We present our latest paper from our Macroeconomic Policy Unit on what the UK’s new fiscal rules should be, followed by a debate by an expert panel on the pros and cons of new fiscal rules.

Dealing with ‘No Deal’

What should the Chancellor and Governor do?

Thursday 19 September 2019

Across Whitehall, preparations for ‘No Deal’ are now dominating, from maintaining medical supplies to bolstering border controls. But the Treasury and the Bank of England also need to prepare a macroeconomic response to a ‘No Deal’ Brexit.

Ready for the next recession?

Assessing the UK’s macroeconomic framework

Monday 9 September 2019

To mark its launch of its new Macroeconomic Policy Unit, Resolution Foundation is hosting an event that brings together leading macroeconomists and policy makers, and will include the publishing of a comprehensive assessment of the UK’s current macroeconomic policy framework.

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