It's hardly surprising people think Britain is a meritocracy: the Thatcherite narrative on wealth creation has gone unchallenged for decades.
A trio of interconnected crises have brought Britain to the brink of radical change. The consequences will be felt for decades to come.
'Rethinking the Economics of Land and Housing' has been included in the Financial Times Best Economics Books of 2017. The full list, compiled by Chief Economics Commentator Martin Wolf, is available on the Financial Times website. "The removal of land (defined as location) from the canonical neoclassical model of the economy was, argues this thought-provoking book, an … Continue reading Rethinking the Economics of Land and Housing features in Martin Wolf’s best books of 2017
This article was originally published at openDemocracy. The UK, along with many other advanced economies, is facing a major housing affordability crisis. Average house prices are now on average nearly eight times that of incomes across England and Wales, and up to 39 times in parts of central London. A whole generation finds itself priced out of … Continue reading To solve the housing crisis, we need to fix our broken land economy
Today I appeared on Sky News to discuss Theresa May’s Brexit speech alongside Allie Renison, head of Europe and trade policy at the Institute of Directors.