By Charlotte Alldritt
We’ve been trying to tackle inequality and deprivation for decades without sustained success. It's time for a new approach.
The pursuit of inclusive growth is a challenge facing national government leaders across the world. From South Africa, Brazil and India, to the Congo, Egypt and Barbados, countries are developing strategies to ensure as many people as possible can contribute to and benefit from economic prosperity.
Inclusive growth, and the ideas and concepts emerging from it, represent a fundamental reassessment of our economic principles, priorities and assumptions – and a response to that disaffection. At the heart of it is one big idea: it isn’t enough to welcome the rate, or quantity of economic growth. We also have to consider its quality.
Marking the launch of our health and social care programme, our new and independent paper has identified two stark population inequalities which powerfully show why this work is needed.
As one in three employers struggles to fill technical vacancies due to skills shortages, and nearly 50% of graduates do not go onto graduate roles, the Centre for Progressive Policy asks – have we reached peak university? The UK’s ‘productivity puzzle’ continues to fox academics. Despite some promising data in recent months, we’ve experienced a […]
By Andy Norman, Charlotte Alldritt
For the UK’s skills system to function properly, we must tackle the pervasive information gaps currently preventing optimal outcomes.
No amount of political Budget gloss will cover the cracks of the UK’s productivity problem, but the role of place in the industrial strategies offers a glimmer of hope
But the Commission’s final report misses an opportunity to put sub-regional devolution at the heart of a new approach to strategic economic management.