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Escaping the Strait Jacket

Escaping the Strait Jacket

Dominic Raab MP - Economy

The MP for for Esher and Walton, Dominic Raab, explains how employment legislation and regulation can be reformed to ease the costs on business and encourage job creation.

The Endgame for the Eurozone?

The Endgame for the Eurozone?

Lord Flight - Economy

It is to be hoped – though it looks unlikely – that the measures that President Sarkozy and Chancellor Merkel have been seeking to organise will buy time to address the fundamental, underlying problem of the major decline in competitiveness of the Southern economies compared with Northern Europe, under a common currency. If the EU does not come up with a realistic, long-term solution, a chaotic breakup of the Euro in due course is inevitable.

Adrenalin Now

Adrenalin Now

Ryan Bourne - Economy

In a CPS Pointmaker, Ryan Bourne explains why George Osborne needs to cut taxes if the economy is to grow, and outlines how the Chancellor can afford it.

After the Age of Abundance

After the Age of Abundance

Andrew Tyrie MP - Economy

The Chairman of the Treasury Select Committee critiques the Government’s approach to growth

Guilty Men

Guilty Men

Peter Oborne & Frances Weaver - Economy

The Chief Political Commentator of the Telegraph reviews the debate surround the UK's proposed Euro entry.

Global Commission on Drug Policy statistics - wrong and misleading

Global Commission on Drug Policy statistics - wrong and misleading

Were Kofi Annan and the other signatories to the Global Commission on Drugs Policy Report misled by the Report’s exaggerated claim of rising global drug use?

The £100 billion negotiation

The £100 billion negotiation

Michael Johnson - Economy

CPS research fellow and pensions expert Michael Johnson explains why the Government must win its battle with the public sector unions over pension reform

Something Can Be Done: Troops in our schools will do more than troops on our streets

Something Can Be Done: Troops in our schools will do more than troops on our streets

Captain AK Burki and Tom Burkard - Public Services

Tom Burkard and Captain Affan Burki outline their plans for a free school in Greater Manchester, staffed entirely by ex-military personnel.

No To Underwriting: How the Coalition can avoid being ripped off

No To Underwriting: How the Coalition can avoid being ripped off

John Chown - Economy

In this report, John Chown, co-founder of the Institute for Fiscal Studies, outlines a number of measures the government can take to ensure that profits from bank sales are not creamed off by underwriters.

FACTSHEET 10: Marginal tax rates - high and need cutting

FACTSHEET 10: Marginal tax rates - high and need cutting

Ryan Bourne - Economy

In this factsheet, CPS economics researcher Ryan Bourne examines how the marginal effective tax rates faced by individuals are much higher than those suggested by income tax rates alone.

Look Back From the Future: A radical path to growth and prosperity in the 21st century

Look Back From the Future: A radical path to growth and prosperity in the 21st century

Norman Blackwell - Economy

In this new report, former chairman of the Centre for Policy Studies Lord Blackwell of Woodcote discusses the preconditions for the future prosperity of the United Kingdom and the reforms needed to compete against the global strategic challenges facing the British economy.

FACTSHEET 9: Ronald Reagan's killer question

FACTSHEET 9: Ronald Reagan's killer question

Ryan Bourne - Economy

In this factsheet, CPS research economist Ryan Bourne examines how much better off households are following the last term of New Labour. He finds that average gross household income has increased by just £1 in the four years to 2010.

FACTSHEET 8: Three for one

FACTSHEET 8: Three for one

Ryan Bourne - Economy

In this factsheet, CPS research economist Ryan Bourne examines the scale of job losses in the public sector and the likelihood that private sector employment will outstrip any losses – concluding that the rebalancing away from the public sector is well on course.

Breaking the Habit

Breaking the Habit

Kathy Gyngell - Prisons & Addiction

Why Payment by results will only work if abstinence-based rehabilitation plays a pivotal role

FACTSHEET 7: How to reverse the UK's declining competitiveness

FACTSHEET 7: How to reverse the UK's declining competitiveness

Ryan Bourne - Economy

In this factsheet, our Economics Researcher and Intern analyse the fall of the UK in three global competitiveness indices since 1997.