Latest Publications

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Growth Effects of EU Membership for the UK: A review of the evidence

This seventh briefing paper in the 'Global Perspectives' series, a collaboration between the SMF and the University of Warwick’s Centre for Competitive Advantage in the Global Economy (CAGE), reviews the literature on the implications of EU membership for the UK.
Published: 28 April 2016
Author: Nicholas Crafts
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An Age Of Achievement: The Social Market Opportunity

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.
Published: 14 July 2014
Author: Emran Mian
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The Meritocrat’s Manifesto

Conservative MP Dominic Raab sets out a radical agenda to widen ladders of opportunity, smash glass ceilings and back the British underdog.
Published: 11 June 2014
Author: Dominic Raab
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Mutually Assured Growth? Employee ownership and the UK economy

The PLC structure that dominates the UK economy has been criticised heavily for its short-termism and for excessive executive pay.This research sets out the economic case for promoting greater diversity...
Published: 28 November 2013
Author: Nigel Keohane
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Markets in a State? The Social Market Foundation at 21

To mark its 21st year, the Social Market Foundation commissioned essays by leading politicians, academics and journalists on social market policy in a period of sustained economic crisis.
Published: 17 November 2011
Author(s): Ian Mulheirn, Mary Ann Sieghart, Philip Collins, David Lipsey, David Owen, Dieter Helm, John Kay, Robert Skidelsky, Peter Lilley
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The Social Market Twenty Years On

Philip Collins served as director of the SMF and as speechwriter for Tony Blair. In this essay, Collins defines three pillars upon which the social market philosophy stands: markets are 'social organisms'; the 'thin line' between politics and markets make
Published: 06 December 2010
Author: Philip Collins
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The Social Market Economy Revisited

In The Social Market Economy Revisited, former Chairman of the SMF, Lord Skidelsky, returns to the themes of his seminal 1989 essay that marked launched the Foundation.
Published: 23 August 2010
Author: Robert Skidelsky
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The Market Economy: Twenty-one years after the fall of the Berlin Wall

In the second of a series of essays to mark the 21st anniversary of the Social Market Foundation, John Kay looks back at the triumph of the market economy since the fall of the Berlin Wall.
Published: 20 July 2010
Author: John Kay
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EU Social Market and Social Policy

This publications, part of the ongoing celebrations of the SMF at twenty-one, looks back at the intellectual history of the Social Market Foundation to show how social market ideas can influence policy and politics into the future.
Published: 10 March 2010
Author: David Owen
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