Wage-led growth: give everyone a pay rise

Wage-led growth: give everyone a pay rise

Wage-led growth: give everyone a pay rise 100 Policies to End Austerity Engelbert Stockhammer, Professor of International Political Economy at King’s College London, outlines the case for moving to a wage-led growth model as part of PEF’s 100 Policies to...
The UN is worried by UK austerity – so how do we end it?

The UN is worried by UK austerity – so how do we end it?

The UN is worried by UK austerity - so how do we end it? The UN has just issued a damning report on the UK’s policy failures over the past eight years, cataloguing and condemning the “unnecessary misery” inflicted on people in the name of austerity....
Hammond, McDonnell & the Budget to end austerity

Hammond, McDonnell & the Budget to end austerity

PEF Chair Patrick Allen and Council member Professor John Weeks respond to the Shadow Chancellor’s pre-Budget speech, and lay out the critical differences between McDonnell’s and Hammond’s approaches. In his speech today the Shadow Chancellor listed...
Public debt is an asset (100 Policies to End Austerity)

Public debt is an asset (100 Policies to End Austerity)

100 Policies to End Austerity #6: Public debt is an asset PEF Council member Professor John Weeks explains why the public debt is no burden; in fact, we should treat it as an asset.   The 20th century American comedian Rodney Dangerfield had a catchphrase: “I don’t...
A National Investment Bank (100 Policies to End Austerity)

A National Investment Bank (100 Policies to End Austerity)

100 Policies to End Austerity #5: A National Investment Bank PEF Council member Professor Stephany Griffith-Jones outlines the need for a National Investment Bank to revitalise the UK economy. Creating a national investment bank would be key to a major reform of the...