Policymakers need to update their economic thinking of work in society and find policy solutions that better reflect the unfolding changes of big tech and innovation. That includes shifting the debate on digital from micro to macro and rethinking how the distribution of the economic benefits of digitalisation can be translated into an inclusive growth model.
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.
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 […]
The British people have spoken loud and clear by returning a hung parliament. They have rejected a hard Brexit and a drift towards nationalism. But they have also rejected a return to the neoliberalism of the 1980s and the socialism of the 1970s.
The morning after the UK prime minister attended her first European council meeting, advisory board member of the Centre for Progressive Capitalism, Chuka Umunna, gave a speech on the progressive way forward for Brexit