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Progressive Politics after the Crash
Author: Olaf Cramme, Patrick Diamond and Michael McTernan
Date:02 September 2013
Those who hoped the collapse of financial markets would usher in the end of neoliberalism and rehabilitate support for traditional social democratic policy programmes have been disappointed. It is not only the irrationality of markets which is the focus of public discontent, but the inefficiency of states and the inability of elected governments to humanise and control global market capitalism.
The Politics of Growth, Stability and Reform
Author: Policy Network & Global Progress
Date:09 April 2013
This publication of "Memos to the Left" focuses on 3 pillars of progressive governance that need sustained attention, critical thinking and new ideas: the politics of growth, production and reform; lifting living standards and providing good jobs in an era of increasing global competition; equipping young people for the new economy and tackling youth unemployment.
Gearing EU Governance towards Future Growth
Author: Renaud Thillaye
Date:14 March 2013
The side-lining of Europe 2020 and its worrying consequences. The Europe 2020 Strategy should not be considered as a ‘good-weather strategy’ only.  The EU has to find a sense of purpose again.
Governing as Social Democrats
Author: Patrick Diamond
Date:09 October 2012
The redistributive model of the state is in crisis. Post-crisis social democracy should be animated by a dual mission: pursuing resilience in our societies and institutions; and structural reforms geared towards sustainable growth and human capital investment.
On Growth
Author: Larry Summers
Date:17 September 2012
Four years into the crisis, the industrial world has reached a moment of extraordinary importance in political economy.
Rebalancing What?
Author: Mariana Mazzucato
Date:24 June 2012
Much of the current discussion about ‘rebalancing’ revolves around the need to reduce the size of the financial sector in favour of industrial policies that would help revive manufacturing. However, rebalancing also requires changing the dysfunctional influence that finance has had on indicators of economic performance in all sectors, including manufacturing.
Social progress in the 21st Century
Author: The Amsterdam Process
Date:12 July 2011
Major new publication on how Europe's centre-left parties can return as forces of social and economic progress. How should we redefine social progress in the era to come, and what are the implications for our social models, societal vision and the direction of welfare reform? 
Priorities for a new political economy: Memos to the left
Date:11 May 2011
This substantial new Policy Network publication combines instructive data analysis of new opinion polling from the UK, US, Sweden and Germany, with a series of essays and memos written by leading scholars from around the world.
Building a low-carbon future: the politics of climate change
Author: Anthony Giddens, Simon Latham and Roger Liddle (ed)
Date:05 June 2009

This publication contains the politics of climate change project's key policy recommendations and conclusions and it informed a major Policy Network conference entitled "the politics of climate change: from economic crisis to business revolution", which took place in London on the 5th of June 2009. 

Growth, trade, integration and policy space
Author: Duncan Green
Date:03 April 2008

A review of the impact of bilateral, regional and global trade and investment agreements is urgently required to begin to tackle the current inequities in the current global trading system against some developing economies, says Duncan Green, head of research at Oxfam GB, in his paper commissioned for the Progressive Governance conference.


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