This is the Resolution Foundation’s eighth annual state of the nation report on UK living standards. It comes at a […]
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Forging ahead or falling behind? Devolution and the future of living standards in the Sheffield City Region
Stephen Clarke, Resolution Foundation, outlines some of the key living standards facing the Sheffield City Region. Worryingly the delay to devolution […]
A growing body of empirical work measuring different types of cultural traits has shown that culture matters for a variety […]
Alberto Alesina, Harvard University, IGIER, CEPR, and NBER, explores the consequences and origins of between-ethnicity economic inequality across countries.
Are independent central banks better at controlling inflation than central banks under political control?
Alberto Alesina elaborates upon his 1993 paper and recent criticisms that independent central banks are too secretive and put the […]
We like to think that a modern society is open and mobile – and our failures on social mobility really […]
Humans often cooperate with strangers, despite the costs involved. A long tradition of theoretical modeling has sought ultimate evolutionary explanations […]
Natural resources like oil and minerals are the largest source of unaccountable power in the world. Leif Wenar holds the […]
Over the last decade European citizens have gained a digital voice. Close to 350 million people in Europe currently use […]
Kenneth Prewitt, Columbia University, discusses the racial classification system used in the 2000 Census was not well designed to help our […]