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Immigration, Work and Welfare
Author: Elena Jurado, Grete Brochmann & Jon Erik Dølvik
Date:20 February 2013
This new Policy Network paper is drawn from the introduction of Europe's Immigration Challenge, edited by Elena Jurado & Grete Brochmann. In the book leading immigration experts present a comprehensive cross-comparative study which sheds light on how  work, welfare and immigration policies can be developed in a more integrated fashion.
A Progressive Economic Strategy
Author: Wendy Carlin
Date:11 October 2012
A way of looking at the challenges for a progressive economic strategy is to see the complementarity among policies that: boost innovation; reduce inequality in assets and in market income; and foster the growth of good jobs in the labour-absorbing service sector.
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.
Cameron’s Trap
Author: Ben Jackson & Gregg McClymont MP
Date:28 December 2011
As the Parties pause for the recess, Policy Network publishes asubstantial new pamphlet on the “economic trap” in which theConservatives hope to snare Labour.
Brazil rising: The prospects of an emerging power
Author: Alfredo Cabral & Priya Shankar
Date:01 July 2011
This paper outlines how Brazil has pursued its own path to development in recent years, highlighting the key challenges and dilemmas that the country now faces with regards to its economic, social and foreign policies.
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.
Needs must: should the environment trump prosperity?
Author: Clive Soley
Date:26 February 2010

The need to reduce carbon emissions while protecting jobs and prosperity is a key challenge for progressive politicians, both practically and ideologically. Using opposition to the third runway at Heathrow as a case-in-point, Clive Soley argues that the adoption of negative policies which impinge on individual choice and quality of life are counter-productive and electorally damaging. 

Jobs, industry and opportunity: Growth strategies after the crisis
Author: Progressive Governance Network
Date:16 February 2010

Governments around the world must address wide-ranging policy challenges if they are to emerge from the recession and plot a path to sustainable long-term prosperity. The global financial crisis demanded emergency actions to stabilise the financial system and avert a 1930s style depression. 

Challenging the politics of evasion
Author: Olaf Cramme, Patrick Diamond & Roger Liddle
Date:04 December 2009

In challenging and contesting the "politics of evasion" this new Policy Network paper offers a candid assessment of the centre-left's current predicament, setting out a path for a much needed period of ideological renewal. 

On the move? Labour migration in times of recession
Author: Janet Dobson, Alan Latham & John Salt
Date:06 July 2009

This paper aims to provide a context for informed discussion on migration and recession in the UK. It does so by analysing evidence on migration flows during previous economic downturns in the UK and more widely in Europe and considers implications for the present. 


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