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Building back better: Prosperity and justice after Covid-19

Event Economy Centre for Economic Justice IPPR
Topic: Economy

Ryan Swift reflects on the 8th anniversary of the Northern Powerhouse

June 23rd marks eight years since the Northern Powerhouse agenda was launched. On the same date this year voters will go to the polls in a by-election in Wakefield. This blog reflects on the lessons...

21/06/2022
Blog post Expert comment Devolution & local leadership Economy Power & politics Metro mayors IPPR North

Prices and profits after the pandemic

New analysis shows that the profits of the largest non-financial companies were up 34 per cent at the end of 2021 compared to pre pandemic levels

20/06/2022
Publication Briefing Economy Centre for Economic Justice IPPR

Making inclusive growth work for Scotland

Inclusive growth has become an increasingly prominent buzzword in Scotland, gaining prominence among policymakers at all levels of government. Since 2015, it has been central to plans for Scotland’s...

16/03/2022
Blog post Long read Economy Public services Scotland IPPR Scotland

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

Universal basic services: Building financial security in Scotland

In this paper, we explore the largest costs facing families below a living income and recommend a universal basic services approach to improve financial security for people across Scotland.

09/03/2022
Publication Report Economy Public services Families Scotland IPPR Scotland

An intersectional approach to poverty and inequality in Scotland

In our report, “ Intersectionality: Revealing the realities of poverty and inequality in Scotland ”, we used an intersectional lens to better understand the nature of poverty and inequality in...

05/10/2021
Blog post Long read Economy Power & politics Scotland IPPR Scotland

Prosperity and justice after the pandemic

To ‘build back better’ we will have to do much more than increase investment: we need to challenge damaging concentrations of power.

22/09/2021
Publication Report Economy Centre for Economic Justice Coronavirus response IPPR

Towards a Progressive US-UK Trade Partnership

The contemporary model of international trade is under strain. Rising trade tensions, paralysis at the World Trade Organisation (WTO), and economic instability as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic...

09/06/2021
Publication Briefing Economy Environment Power & politics World politics IPPR