The world is changing. We are now at the beginning of a new era, shaped by technological, economic and social progress and by global interdependence. What happens in one place now affects those of us who live elsewhere.
Over the past year, the powerful international agencies - the World Trade Organization (WTO), the International Monetary Fund (IMF), and the World Bank - have been emasculated. International institutions influence the fears and aspirations of societies and in this they are crucial to managing globalisation.
This paper outlines the case for reform of the WTO, the IMF, and the World Bank.
Snakes and ladders: Tackling precarity in social security and employment supportAcross the country, people are trying to make ends meet, build financial security and pursue their aspirations. But, in a vicious cycle of snakes and ladders, many are being pulled down into poverty.
Making markets: The City's role in industrial strategyTo tackle climate change, we need a significant increase in public and private capital investment.
Broken hearted: A spotlight paper on cardiovascular diseaseProgress on cardiovascular disease was a significant driver of better health and prosperity in the latter half of the 20th century, however progress has recently stalled – with indications it may be in reverse.