New paper on the economy

New paper on the economy posted

We need a new model of economic development.

There is a striking consensus about the nature of the economic development that is needed in the UK.  The main political parties, business, the unions and most economic commentators share two basic assumptions.

  1. That economic growth must continue, year on year.
  2. That success depends on being competitive in the global economy.

I am going to dispute those assumptions and then suggest some different ways of thinking about economic development.

read the full paper…


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