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  • The Predistribution Agenda
    Peter A Hall - 17 November 2015
    What are the challenges facing the welfare state, and how can predistribution help overcome these?
  • The Predistribution Agenda
    Claudia Chwalisz and Patrick Diamond - 17 November 2015
    How can a predistributive strategy help achieve economic efficiency, social justice and sustainable, inclusive growth?
  • EU • Free movement • Social Europe
    Rosa Crawford - 20 October 2015
    Connecting migration to the realisation of ‘social Europe’ is the only way to build broad-based support for free movement
  • Economy • Women • Equality
    Emma Kinloch - 24 September 2015

    The expansion and better utilisation of the female workforce offers the potential of a significant boost to growth and productivity

  • Economy • Democracy • Prosperity
    Thomas Aubrey - 22 July 2015
    It’s time for a new agenda focusing on democratising access to land, education and finance
  • State of the Left - Mexico
    Arturo Franco - 25 June 2015
    Once a beacon of hope, Mexico’s divided left now stands at a crossroads
  • Neoliberalism • Social Democracy
    Colin Crouch - 01 June 2015

    Protective welfare states are still needed to give people the confidence to take risks in this disruptive new age

  • Women • Growth • Economics
    Mari Kiviniemi - 09 April 2015
    Women’s equality is not just a matter of fairness. It is key to a nation’s economic performance and sound governance
  • State of the Left - Mexico
    Arturo Franco - 20 March 2015
    Mexico's left-leaning political parties have not lived up to the challenge facing them
  • State of the Left - Austria
    Philip Rathgeb - 20 March 2015
    Thanks to resistance from their centre-right grand coalition partner, the Austrian social democrats' plan to tax the rich has backfired

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