What more can be done by policymakers to encourage more of the type of entrepreneurial activity that has the widest positive effect on the UK economy – what we term “high value entrepreneurship”.
SMF Director Emran Mian argues that the social market philosophy is the voice of the radical centre: optimistic about the potential of politics, frustrated by fixed conceptions of public and private, and disdainful of short-term thinking.
We are delighted to welcome Professor Charlie Jeffery to discuss Scottish independence on Thursday 21 August, 12:30-1:30pm.
We are delighted to welcome Professor Alison Wolf CBE to discuss the issue of gender in British political and economic life.
SMF Researcher Ben Richards outlines the discussion from Professor Charlie Jeffery’s Chalk + Talk discussion on the state of the Scottish Independence debate.
SMF Chief Economist Nida Broughton looks at the latest ONS figures showing a rise in self-employment and asks whether this is good for the UK economy.
SMF Research Associate Cormac Hollingsworth looks at the FCA’s announcement which places restrictions on retail investors buying bank bonds known as ‘Cocos’.
SMF Director Emran Mian examines whether government is more efficient than it was in 2010?
SMF Research Associate Arthur downing argues that without major structural reform, history suggests that mutualising the NHS is a bad idea.