Michael Davies is PEF’s Economist and Secretary. His role is to prepare informational and training resources on economic issues, to help deliver research pieces and commentary on progressive macroeconomics, and to manage the day-to-day organisation of the forum. Prior to this, Michael worked as a researcher for two years in Lord Robert Skidelsky’s parliamentary office. In this role, he edited and provided research for Lord Skidelsky’s upcoming book on the history of economic thought and post-crash macroeconomic policy, and supported him across all other areas of his academic, journalistic and political output. Michael is originally from Blackburn, Lancashire and holds a first-class BA in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from the University of Oxford.
- Underinvestment, underemployment and power: why wage growth has slowed. (14 Aug 2018)
- ONS Wealth and Assets Survey: Young people, North East fare badly. (1 Aug 2018)
- Response to Theresa May’s NHS speech. (18 Jun 2018)
- Not all debt is bad. (23 Apr 2018)
- Bad economics is holding Britain back. (13 Mar 2018)