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The challenge of accelerating UK housebuilding
Author: Thomas Aubrey
Date:08 January 2015
Britain’s housing crisis results from the failure of politicians to ensure that markets work in the public interest rather than to the benefit of the unproductive few. This paper, which compares the UK to other OECD countries, argues that housing policy should be directed towards reducing the levels at which residential land prices are acquired at in order to generate a transformation in the business model of building houses.
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In search of public approval
Author: Renaud Thillaye
Date:18 December 2014
This paper considers the seriousness of European economic and monetary union 'legitimacy problem'
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A new Labour majority
Author: Patrick Diamond
Date:22 November 2014
The aftermath of the Scottish referendum and the growing threat posed by UKIP shows that Labour can no longer rely on increasing its share of parliamentary seats in its so-called ‘northern and Celtic heartlands’. The party cannot construct an electoral majority appealing only to those hardest hit since the crisis. Labour’s challenge now is an existential one: it must demonstrate that British social democracy can achieve reforms in the name of a more equal and just society without higher public spending.
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Owning the Future
Author: Chuka Umunna (eds)
Date:17 August 2014
There are huge opportunities for Britain in a world where the global middle class is expected to treble to five billion people in the next two decades. This book brings together leading experts, business leaders, entrepreneurs and politicians with ideas for how Britain can thrive in this context, building an inclusive and broad-based economy.
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 Why Institutions Matter in the Eurozone
Author: Renaud Thillaye, Ludek Kouba & Andreas Sachs
Date:17 July 2014
This paper assesses the desirability and feasibility of two possible governance innovations among those currently under discussion in the Eurozone: a mechanism of wage coordination, and contractual arrangements (or ‘reform contracts’) between the EU and member states.  Beyond economic and political arguments, the paper invites commentators and policymakers to shift their focus of attention from conception to implementation.
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Mending the Fractured Economy
Author: Adonis Growth Review
Date:01 July 2014
The final report of the Adonis Review, Mending the Fractured Economy: Starter State, Better Jobs, sets out reforms to boost innovation, tackle skills shortages and address youth unemployment, support growth companies, and empower city and county regions.
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Making Progressive Politics Work
Author: Policy Network (eds)
Date:22 April 2014
As the slow return to growth begins to gather pace in western democracies, the danger is that insufficient attention has been given to structural economic weaknesses and long-term stresses on representational politics and governance. This ranges from technological change and disruptive economic forces to growing insecurity and inequality, fragile tax systems, skills and education mismatches, polarised labour markets, uncertainty over middle income jobs, and vulnerable social security settlements.
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British Political Parties in Europe
Author: Renaud Thillaye
Date:02 April 2014
This new Policy Network paper investigates how successful political parties have been at using the power of European politics. By analysing the voting patterns of British MEPs during the last European Parliament’s mandate (2009-2014), it highlights how often Conservatives, Labour, Lib Dems and UKIP participated in winning coalitions and have influenced policymaking in 15 of the European Parliament's most important decisions.

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The Unhappy State of the Union
Author: Loukas Tsoukalis
Date:21 March 2014
In this Policy Network pamphlet, Loukas Tsoukalis presents the case for a new grand bargain to rescue the European project. Written by an author who uniquely bridges the gap between academic analysis, policy and politics, the publication presents a critical overview of where the EU stands on the eve of its crucial parliamentary elections, how it got there and what is to be done to turn around the unhappy and precarious state of the Union.
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Education, Pre-distribution and Social Justice
Author: Policy Network (eds)
Date:06 March 2014
In today’s global economy, education and skills are the driving forces behind progress. However, according to the OECD 80 million people in the developed economies do not possess the most basic skills needed to succeed in the modern workplace.
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