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Building back better: Prosperity and justice after Covid-19

Event Economy Centre for Economic Justice IPPR
Topic: Economy

Failing to plan (for growth) is planning to fail

Concerning new figures show the government haven’t committed any new resource to the Plan for Growth despite BEIS disbanding a team of almost 50 civil servants In March of 2021 the government...

15/03/2022
Blog post Economy Centre for Economic Justice IPPR

Transforming the economy after Covid–19: A clean, fair and resilient recovery

We’re at a historic moment. The Covid-19 crisis could mark a turning point in the direction of the UK’s economy and its efforts to address the climate and nature crisis. The economy is in need of...

02/07/2020
Publication Report Economy Environment Budget Environmental Justice Commission Coronavirus response IPPR

SMEs and productivity in the Northern Powerhouse: Interim report

Productivity is a measure of how effectively an economy uses the resources at its disposal (including the labour of its workforce, different aspects of capital such as machinery and technology, and...

26/02/2019
Publication Report Economy Business IPPR North

State of the North 2018: Reprioritising the Northern Powerhouse

The north of England has rarely faced such threat and opportunity. Brexit looms; budgets in essential NHS and council services are at breaking point. The world’s major, long-term challenges –...

05/12/2018
Publication Report Devolution & local leadership Economy Population and demographics Metro mayors IPPR North

Why this white paper on industrial strategy is good news (mostly)

P raise be. A Conservative government has published a comprehensive industrial strategy which explicitly acknowledges that the state has a key role to play in steering and coordinating economic...

04/12/2017
Blog post Long read Economy Commission on Economic Justice