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The Quest For Change And Renewal

The Quest For Change And Renewal

Tim Morgan - Politics

Tim Morgan argues that an ideological vision is essential if public support is to be secured for the major reforms needed for economic revival.

The IMF and the Eurozone some observations

The IMF and the Eurozone some observations

Andrew Tyrie MP -

Andrew Tyrie on: Why Greece is probably better off out of the Eurozone, how the IMF is the only organisation who can ensure an orderly withdrawal and how the IMF’s credibility is now on the line.

Small is Best

Small is Best

Ryan Bourne and Thomas Oechsle - Economy

A statistical paper outlining the case that economies with small governments tend to grow faster than those with big governments.

After PFI

After PFI

Jesse Norman - Economy

Jesse Norman argues the case for replacing PFI with a new model of public sector procurement.

Time to bin the Tobin Tax

Time to bin the Tobin Tax

John Chown -

John Chown argues the case against the introduction of a Financial Transactions Tax at any level in the EU.

Metroboom: lessons from Britain’s recovery in the 1930s

Metroboom: lessons from Britain’s recovery in the 1930s

George Trefgarne - Economy

The consensus view of the 1930s as a universally destitute time is a myth, writes George Trefgarne.

2012 Budget: 21 policies for growth and wealth creation

2012 Budget: 21 policies for growth and wealth creation

Ryan Bourne and Tim Knox - Economy

In the lead-up to the 2012 Budget, Ryan Bourne and Tim Knox set out the policies they'd adopt for wealth and job creation.

Pensions: Bring back the 10p rebate

Pensions: Bring back the 10p rebate

Michael Johnson - Economy

In the lead-up to the 2012 Budget, leading pensions expert Michael Johnson examines the £30 billion spent on incentivising retirement savings.

The 2012 Keith Joseph Memorial Lecture: The limits to the market – lessons from the financial crisis

The 2012 Keith Joseph Memorial Lecture: The limits to the market – lessons from the financial crisis

Roger Bootle -

Roger Bootle Delivered Keith Joseph Memorial Lecture for the Centre for Policy Studies on Wednesday 7th March 2012.

Taxing Mansions: the taxation of high value residential property

Taxing Mansions: the taxation of high value residential property

Lucian Cook - Economy

The case for a “Mansion Tax” is far weaker than it appears at first sight finds Lucian Cook

A market-orientated solution to the problem with annuities

A market-orientated solution to the problem with annuities

Michael Johnson - Economy

Michael Johnson suggests that the industry should establish a new annuities clearing house; a marketplace in which all annuity providers participate.

How to Cut Corporation Tax

How to Cut Corporation Tax

David Martin - Economy

The main rate of Corporation Tax should be cut to 20% in the next Budget to provide a boost to growth and international competitiveness writes David Martin

How to Cut Government Spending: Lessons from Canada

How to Cut Government Spending: Lessons from Canada

Brian Cowley and Tim Knox - Economy

Brian Cowley and Tim Knox examine how Canada effectively cut government debt in the 1990s, discussing lessons for current UK policy challenges.

 The Atomic Clock: How the Coalition is gambling with Britain’s energy policy

The Atomic Clock: How the Coalition is gambling with Britain’s energy policy

Tony Lodge - Energy

One third of all households in the UK will be in fuel poverty by 2030 unless the Coalition rapidly moves to encourage and enable building of new nuclear plants

Factsheet 6 UPDATE: the recent history of MPC inflation forecasts

Factsheet 6 UPDATE: the recent history of MPC inflation forecasts

Ryan Bourne - Economy

An update to previous work, this Factsheet shows that the inflation forecasting performance of the Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee continues to deteriorate.