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May's industrial strategy will fail unless it clears out zombie firms

My opinion piece for City A.M. arguing that in order to generate a new dynamic for economic growth, government has first to stop propping up the zombie economy. 33 more words

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Foster new sectors

I have submitted a Response to Questions 1 and 2 in the Green Paper Building our Industrial Strategy (Department of Business, Energy, and Industrial Strategy, January 2017). 26 more words

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Keeping the zombie economy on its feet

On 23 January the British government introduced its long-flagged industrial strategy. It was another in a long line of disappointing launches of industrial policies. I wrote an article explaining that Theresa May’s ‘modern’ industrial strategy isn’t nearly enough to boost productivity. 20 more words

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What my new book is about

Creative destruction: How to start an economic renaissance

To be published on 29 March 2017 by Policy Press

The mature economies have been stuck in a long, contained depression since the 1970s. 536 more words

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