Completing the job: the pursuit of full employment

While there is some consensus around the merits of pursuing full employment, there is no widely agreed definition of what constitutes ‘full’. Nor have we heard much on quite how any given target might be achieved. In this briefing– which marks the launch of a major piece of research on the topic which will conclude before the end of the year – we set out some early thoughts on the ‘what’ and ‘how’ of full employment.