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Autumn Statement unpacked

Fiscal Policy
23.11.22
We analyse the main announcements in the Government’s Autumn Statement, explain the real choices the Chancellor made, and explore the interaction between the economic decisions and their political context and consequences.
Weekly updates
Climate change and energy
Industrial strategy and business
Paradigm shift
Inflation and inequality

COP27 and 'loss and damage'

Climate Change
17.11.22
This week’s New Economy Brief covers the ongoing negotiations at COP27 and explains the crucial issue of loss and damage: where developed nations pay compensation to developing nations suffering from the impacts of climate change.
Weekly updates
Public services and work
Energy
Industrial strategy
Local economies
Climate change
Fiscal policy

Black holes and doom-loops

Fiscal Policy
9.11.22
Our preview of the fiscal policy debate ahead of the Autumn Statement. This week's New Economy Brief explains the real constraints on tax and spending and highlights economic strategies compatible with modern conceptions of fiscal sustainability.
Weekly updates
Monetary policy and inflation
Tax
Paradigm shift
Energy and welfare
Climate change

Who pays for the crisis?

Fiscal Policy
1.11.22
As debates over tax rises and spending cuts continue in advance of the Autumn statement and the media weigh up options for meeting the government’s fiscal rules, we explore the debate about how the pain of the crisis should be spread, including proposals from civil society in a new campaign.
Weekly updates
Climate change and energy
Industrial strategy
Inequalities
Paradigm shift
Work
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Finance, Paradigm shift, Regulation, Tax, Welfare and public services, Energy and inflation
Weekly updates
Finance
Paradigm shift
Regulation
Tax
Welfare and public services
Energy and inflation

Autumn Statement unpacked

Fiscal Policy
23.11.22
Climate change and energy, Industrial strategy and business, Paradigm shift, Inflation and inequality
Weekly updates
Climate change and energy
Industrial strategy and business
Paradigm shift
Inflation and inequality

COP27 and 'loss and damage'

Climate Change
17.11.22
Public services and work, Energy, Industrial strategy, Local economies, Climate change, Fiscal policy
Weekly updates
Public services and work
Energy
Industrial strategy
Local economies
Climate change
Fiscal policy

Black holes and doom-loops

Fiscal Policy
9.11.22
Monetary policy and inflation, Tax, Paradigm shift, Energy and welfare, Climate change
Weekly updates
Monetary policy and inflation
Tax
Paradigm shift
Energy and welfare
Climate change

Who pays for the crisis?

Fiscal Policy
1.11.22
Climate change and energy, Industrial strategy, Inequalities,
Weekly updates
Climate change and energy
Industrial strategy
Inequalities
Paradigm shift
Work

Towards Austerity 2.0?

Fiscal Policy
19.10.22
Work, Climate Change, Finance and regulation, Monetary policy, Inequalities
Weekly updates
Work
Climate change
Finance and regulation
Monetary policy
Inequalities
Climate change, Public services, Welfare, Macroeconomics, Industrial strategy
Weekly updates
Climate change
Public services
Welfare
Macroeconomics
Industrial strategy
Inequalities and tax
Weekly updates
Inequalities and tax
Work
Housing
Energy

Labour's economic programme

Macroeconomic Policy
30.9.22
Macroeconomic policy, Inequalities, Environment
Weekly updates
Macroeconomic policy
Inequalities
Environment
Work, Energy, Tax, Health, Local Economies
Weekly updates
Work
Energy
Tax
Health
Local economies
Business, Monetary policy and macroeconomy policy, Work and inequality, Housing, Industrial strategy
Weekly updates
Business
Monetary policy and macroeconomic policy
Work and inequality
Housing
Industrial strategy
Energy and inflation; Macroeconomic policy; Tax and inequality; Local economies;
Weekly updates
Energy and inflation
Macroeconomic policy
Tax and inequality
Local economies
Energy and inflation, Climate change, Work and regulation, Finance and housing
Weekly updates
Energy and inflation
Climate change
Work and regulation
Finance and housing
Inflation and work, Climate change, Tax, Macroeconomic policy and industrial strategy, Local economies
Weekly updates
Inflation and work
Climate change
Tax
Macroeconomic policy and industrial strategy
Local economies

Liz Truss' economic agenda

Fiscal Policy
10.8.22
Monetary policy and housing, Paradigm shift and fiscal policy, Inflation and energy, Climate change and finance, Inequalities
Weekly updates
Monetary policy and housing
Paradigm shift and fiscal policy
Inflation and energy
Climate change and finance
Inequalities
Climate change and energy, Local economies and devolution, Fiscal policy and tax, Macroeconomic policy, Monetary policy and finance, Work and inflation
Weekly updates
Climate change and energy
Local economies and devolution
Fiscal policy and tax
Industrial strategy and housing
Monetary policy and finance
Work and inflation
Climate change, Public services, Inflation and monetary policy, Fiscal policy and tax, Energy and ownership, Industrial strategy and work
Weekly updates
Climate change
Public services
Inflation and monetary policy
Fiscal policy and tax
Energy and ownership
Industrial strategy and work

State intervention after Johnsonomics

Industrial Strategy
20.7.22
Climate change and environment, Tax, Industrial strategy, Fiscal policy, Finance
Weekly updates
Climate change and environment
Tax
Industrial strategy
Fiscal policy
Finance
Climate change and environment, Work and ownership, Paradigm shift, Energy
Weekly updates
Climate change and environment
Work and ownership
Paradigm shift
Energy

Falling short on Net Zero?

Climate Change
5.7.22
Finance and monetary policy, Inflation and inequality, Tax, Work, Public services, Industrial strategy and business
Weekly updates
Finance and monetary policy
Inflation and inequality
Tax
Work
Public services
Industrial strategy and business
Competition policy and inflation, Regulation and finance, Fiscal policy, Energy and climate change, Inequalities, Local economies
Weekly updates
Competition policy and inflation
Regulation and finance
Fiscal policy
Energy and climate change
Inequalities
Local economies
Energy, Finance and climate change, Housing and finance, Fiscal policy and monetary policy
Weekly updates
Energy
Finance and climate change
Housing and finance
Fiscal policy and monetary policy
Fiscal policy, Macroeconomic policy, Migration, Inflation and work, Energy
Weekly updates
Fiscal policy
Macroeconomic policy
Migration
Inflation and work
Energy
Regulation, Climate change and finance, Inflation, Paradigm shift
Weekly updates
Regulation
Climate change and finance
Inflation
Paradigm shift
Inflation and competition policy, Fiscal policy, Tax, Industrial policy and work, Inequality and climate change
Weekly updates
Inflation and competition policy
Fiscal policy
Tax
Industrial policy and work
Inequality and climate change
Energy and tax, Inequalities, Supply chains, Ownership and housing
Weekly updates
Energy and tax
Inequalities
Supply chains
Ownership and housing
Finance and ownership, Industrial strategy, Work, Inflation and energy
Weekly updates
Finance and ownership
Industrial strategy
Work
Inflation and energy
Inflation and monetary policy, Tax, Business and ownership, Work, Climate change
Weekly updates
Inflation and monetary policy
Tax
Business and ownership
Work
Climate change
Inflation and monetary policy, Energy, Ownership, Climate change, Local economies
Weekly updates
Inflation and monetary policy
Energy
Ownership
Climate change
Local economies

The energy security strategy

Climate Change
12.4.22
Tax, Inflation, Finance
Weekly updates
Tax
Inflation
Finance
Energy, Inflation, Local economies and ownership, Fiscal policy
Weekly updates
Energy
Inflation
Local economies and ownership
Fiscal policy
Energy, Public services, Work, Tax, Climate change
Weekly updates
Energy
Public services
Work
Tax
Climate change

Fire and rehire

Work
23.3.22
Inflation, monetary policy, energy, climate change and tax
Weekly updates
Inflation
Monetary policy
Energy
Climate change and tax
Energy and climate change, Public services and inequalities, Migration, Finance
Weekly updates
Energy and climate change
Public services and inequalities
Migration
Finance
Energy and Inflation, Regulation, Public services, Fiscal policy
Weekly updates
Energy and inflation
Regulation
Public services
Fiscal policy
Inequalities
Trade and monetary policy, Immigration, Fiscal policy and tax
Weekly updates
Trade and monetary policy
Immigration
Fiscal policy and tax
Climate change
Welfare, Work and ownership, Climate change and international cooperation, Public services and housing, Industrial strategy and local economies, Fiscal policy
Weekly updates
Welfare
Work and ownership
Climate change and international cooperation
Public services and housing
Industrial strategy and local economies
Fiscal policy
Inflation, Climate change and energy, Housing, Industrial strategy, Fiscal policy
Weekly updates
Inflation
Climate change and energy
Industrial strategy
Fiscal policy

The Levelling Up White Paper

Local Economies
8.2.22
Energy and inflation, Macroeconomics, Regulation and Brexit, Work, Paradigm shift
Weekly updates
Energy and inflation
Macroeconomics
Regulation and Brexit
Work
Paradigm shift
Regulation, Energy, Housing, Inflation, Tax
Weekly updates
Regulation
Energy
Housing
Inflation
Tax

Digital currencies

Finance
25.1.22
Inflation and energy, Poverty and social security, Macroeconomics, Local economies and housing, Environment and climate change
Weekly updates
Inflation and energy
Poverty and social security
Macroeconomics
Local economies and housing
Environment and climate change

House price inflation

Housing
18.1.22
Inflation and energy, Tax and inequalities, Work, Local economies, Climate change, Regulation and competition policy
Weekly updates
Inflation and energy
Tax and inequalities
Work
Local economies
Climate change
Regulation and competition policy
Covid-19 and work, Devolution and local economies, Inequalities, Climate change, Fiscal policy, Ownership
Weekly updates
Covid-19 and work
Devolution and local economies
Inequalities
Climate change
Fiscal policy
Ownership
Inequalities and migration, Work and welfare, Housing and taxation, Climate change and environment, Macroeconomic policy
Weekly updates
Inequalities and migration
Work and welfare
Housing and taxation
Climate change and environment
Macroeconomic policy

Singapore-on-Thames?

Regulation
7.12.21
Ownership, Climate change, Local economies and devolution, Tax and macroeconomic policy, Public services and social care
Weekly updates
Ownership
Climate change
Local economies and devolution
Tax and macroeconomic policy
Public services and social care

The Omicron Variant

Covid-19
30.11.21
Migration, Climate change and environment, Tax and fiscal policy, Work and welfare, Paradigm shift
Weekly updates
Migration
Climate change and environment
Tax and Fiscal Policy
Work and welfare
Paradigm shift

The Integrated Rail Plan

Local Economies
23.11.21
Public services and welfare, Fiscal policy and industrial strategy, Inflation and monetary policy, Finance and competition policy, Climate change, Paradigm shift
Weekly updates
Public services and welfare
Fiscal policy and industrial strategy
Inflation and monetary policy
Finance and competition policy
Climate change
Paradigm shift

COP26: The Glasgow Climate Pact

International Cooperation
16.11.21
Local economies, Inequalities and migration, Environment, Industrial strategy, Macroeconomics and finance
Weekly updates
Local economies
Inequalities and migration
Environment
Industrial strategy
Macroeconomics and finance

COP26 week 1: is 1.5°C still alive?

International Cooperation
9.11.21
Finance, Digital platforms, Climate change
Weekly updates
Finance
Digital platforms
Climate change
International cooperation and climate change, Finance, Work, Local economies and housing
Weekly updates
International cooperation and climate change
Finance
Work
Local economies and housing

The UK's Net Zero Strategy

Climate Change
26.10.21
Fiscal policy, Work, Housing, Tax, Wellbeing and paradigm shift
Weekly updates
Fiscal policy
Work
Housing
Tax
Wellbeing and paradigm shift

Inflation: who gains, who loses?

Macroeconomic Policy
19.10.21
Climate change, Public services, Fiscal policy, Housing and work, Trade, Local economies
Weekly updates
Climate change
Public services
Fiscal policy
Housing and work
Trade
Local economies
Industrial strategy, Paradigm shift, International cooperation and tax, Monetary policy and finance, Local economies and public services
Weekly updates
Industrial strategy
Paradigm shift
International cooperation and tax
Monetary policy and finance
Local economies and public services

The Conservatives' economic programme

Macroeconomic Policy
5.10.21
Poverty and climate change, Local economies, Tax, Industrial strategy and work
Weekly updates
Poverty and climate change
Local economies
Tax
Industrial strategy and work

Labour's economic programme

Industrial Strategy
28.9.21
Fiscal policy and macroeconomics, Industrial strategy, Housing and local economies
Weekly updates
Fiscal policy and macroeconomics
Industrial strategy
Housing and local economies
Supply chains and climate change, Tax, Work and macroeconomic policy, Paradigm shift
Weekly updates
Supply chains and climate change
Tax
Work and macroeconomic policy
Paradigm shift
Inequalities and welfare, Finance, Climate change and international cooperation, Ownership
Weekly updates
Inequalities and welfare
Finance
Climate change and international cooperation
Ownership

Taxing wealth

Tax
8.9.21
Work and welfare, Climate change and trade, Inequalities and migration, Paradigm shift
Weekly updates
Work and welfare
Climate change and trade
Inequality and migration
Paradigm shift

New economic thinking

Paradigm Shift
1.9.21
Fiscal policy, Inequalities, Work and industrial strategy, Climate change, Local economies
Weekly updates
Fiscal policy
Inequalities
Work and industrial strategy
Climate change
Local economies
Climate change and industrial strategy, Business and competition policy, Tax and monetary policy, Trade, Local economies
Weekly updates
Climate change and industrial strategy
Business and competition policy
Tax and monetary policy
Trade
Local economies

New competition policy

Digital Platforms
17.8.21
Housing, Work, Local economies, Finance, Macroeconomics, International cooperation and Covid-19
Weekly updates
Housing
Work
Local economies
Finance
Macroeconomics
International cooperation and Covid-19
International cooperation, Environment, climate change and inequality, Tax, Industrial strategy
Weekly updates
International cooperation
Environment, climate change and inequality
Tax
Industrial strategy
Work and poverty, Housing and ownership, Industrial strategy, Monetary policy, Climate change, Wellbeing
Weekly updates
Work and poverty
Housing and ownership
Industrial strategy
Monetary policy
Climate change
Wellbeing
Trade, environment and climate change, Work, Welfare, Finance and monetary policy, Industrial strategy, Business and competition policy
Weekly updates
Trade, environment and climate change
Work
Welfare
Finance and monetary policy
Industrial strategy
Business and competition policy

Just transitions

Climate Change
20.7.21
Local economies and devolution, Monetary policy and finance, Health and Covid-19, Fiscal policy and public services
Weekly updates
Local economies and devolution
Monetary policy and finance
Health and Covid-19
Fiscal policy and public services

Fiscal risks and net zero

Fiscal Policy
14.7.21
Monetary policy and finance, Welfare and poverty, Environment, climate change and industrial strategy, Business and ownership, Health and Covid-19
Weekly updates
Monetary policy and finance
Welfare and poverty
Environment, climate change and industrial strategy
Business and ownership
Health and Covid-19

Industrial strategy after Brexit

Industrial Strategy
6.7.21
Climate change, Finance and regulation, Local economies and ownership, Health, work and wellbeing, Welfare
Weekly updates
Climate change
Finance and regulation
Local economies and ownership
Health, work and wellbeing
Welfare
Inequalities and public services, Environment and climate change, Work,
Weekly updates
Inequalities and public services
Environment and climate change
Work

The return of inflation?

Macroeconomic Policy
22.6.21
Welfare and work, Environment, climate change and finance, Trade and migration, Tax, Local economies, Public services and paradigm shift
Weekly updates
Welfare and work
Environment, climate change and finance
Trade and migration
Tax
Local economies
Public services and wellbeing

The G7 Summit

International Cooperation
15.6.21
Local economies, Finance, Climate change and industrial strategy, Work, Welfare, Trade
Weekly updates
Local economies
Finance
Climate change and industrial strategy
Work
Welfare
Trade

Trade deals

Trade
9.6.21
International cooperation, Devolution and local economies, Climate change, Finance, Work, Fiscal policy
Weekly updates
International cooperation
Devolution and local economies
Climate change
Finance
Work
Fiscal policy

Landmark report on energy

Climate Change
25.5.21
Environment and climate change, Work and inequalities, Ownership, Fiscal policy, Health and Covid-19, Local economies
Weekly updates
Environment and climate change
Work and inequalities
Ownership
Fiscal policy
Health and Covid-19
Local economies

A 'careless' Queen's speech

Public Services
18.5.21
Democracy, Environment and climate change, Welfare, public services and inequalities, Housing, Macroeconomic policy
Weekly updates
Democracy
Environment and climate change
Welfare, public services and inequalities
Housing
Macroeconomic policy

After the local elections

Local Economies
11.5.21
Covid-19, Housing and ownership, Environment and climate change, Tax, Monetary policy and finance
Weekly updates
Covid-19
Housing and ownership
Environment and climate change
Tax
Monetary policy and finance

Local action for a new economy

Local Economies
5.5.21
Environment, Work, Health and Covid-19, International cooperation and migration, Fiscal policy, Paradigm shift
Weekly updates
Environment and climate change
Work
Health and Covid-19
International cooperation and migration
Fiscal policy
Paradigm shift
Work and industrial strategy, Fiscal policy and tax, Business and regulation, Housing and ownership, Covid-19 and inequalities, Climate change
Weekly updates
Work and industrial strategy
Fiscal policy and tax
Business and regulation
Housing and ownership
Covid-19 and inequalities
Climate change
Business and ownership, Environment and climate change, Housing, Regulation and finance, Work, inequalities and Covid-19, Industrial strategy and fiscal policy
Weekly updates
Business and ownership
Environment and climate change
Housing
Regulation and finance
Work, inequalities and Covid-19
Industrial strategy and fiscal policy

Bidenomics

Macroeconomic Policy
13.4.21
Environment, Finance and industrial strategy, Work and inequalities, International cooperation, Covid-19 and tax, Migration
Weekly updates
Climate change
Finance and industrial strategy
Work and inequalities
International cooperation, Covid-19 and tax
Migration
International cooperation, Tax, Local economies, Environment and climate change, Digital platforms, work and poverty, Public services, health and industrial strategy
Weekly updates
Migration and international cooperation
Tax
Local economies
Environment and climate change
Digital platforms, work and poverty
Public services, health and industrial strategy
Paradigm shift and macroeconomics, Environment and climate change, Industrial strategy, Digital platforms and work, Ownership and corporate governance, Health, Covid-19 and public services
Weekly updates
Paradigm shift and macroeconomics
Environment and climate change
Industrial strategy
Digital platforms and work
Ownership and corporate governance
Health, Covid-19 and public services
Environment and climate change, Local economies, Industrial strategy, Covid-19 and health, Trade and regulation, Welfare and public services
Weekly updates
Environment and climate change
Local economies
Industrial strategy
Covid-19 and health
Trade and regulation
Welfare and public services

Post-Budget analysis

Fiscal Policy
9.3.21
Finance and climate change, Ownership, Fiscal policy, Inequalities, work and welfare, Trade
Weekly updates
Finance and climate change
Ownership
Fiscal policy
Inequalities, work and welfare
Trade

The March Budget

Fiscal Policy
2.3.21
Inequalities and public services, Climate change, Health and Covid-19, Digital platforms, work and finance, Industrial strategy
Weekly updates
Inequalities and public services
Climate change
Health and Covid-19
Digital platforms, work and finance
Industrial strategy

Biden's rescue plan

Macroeconomic Policy
23.2.21
Digital platforms and competition policy, Environment and climate change, Local economies, Poverty and inequalities
Weekly updates
Digital platforms and competition policy
Environment and Climate change
Local economies
Poverty and inequalities
Inequalities, Climate change, Work, Health and Covid-19, Monetary policy
Weekly updates
Inequalities
Climate change
Work
Health and Covid-19
Monetary policy
Fiscal policy, Housing, business and ownership, Industrial strategy, Health, Covid-19 and public services, Local economies and poverty, International cooperation
Weekly updates
Fiscal policy
Housing, business and ownership
Industrial strategy
Health, Covid-19 and public services
Local economies and poverty
International cooperation
Environment and climate change, Inequalities, Work, Housing, Covid-19, Tax
Weekly updates
Environment and climate change
Inequalities
Work
Housing
Covid-19
Tax
Work and welfare, Environment and climate change, Devolution and local economies, Covid-19
Weekly updates
Work and welfare
Environment and climate change
Devolution and local economies
Covid-19

Macroeconomic policy in 2021

Macroeconomic Policy
19.1.21
Tax, Poverty, Finance, Work, Environment, Regulation
Weekly updates
Tax
Poverty
Finance
Work
Climate change
Regulation

The third lockdown

Covid-19
12.1.21
Climate, Inequalities, Tax, Trade, Local economies
Weekly updates
Climate change
Inequalities
Tax
Trade
Local economies