Posts tagged ‘UK’

  • England and Scotland stickers are seen as shoppers queue in a sweet shop in Berwick Upon Tweed in Northumberland Forum Article

    Should Scotland be given full income tax powers?

    The Centre for Macroeconomics (CFM) – an ESRC-funded research centre including the University of… more

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    Brain drain vs gain: how scientists move

    This chart benchmarks the median quality (1) of scientists leaving or moving (for the first time) to a… more

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    How to improve financial stability

    CoCo issuances have risen strongly year-on-year since the first CoCos were issued in November 2009… more

  • England and Scotland stickers are seen as shoppers queue in a sweet shop in Berwick Upon Tweed in Northumberland Forum Article

    Can Scottish devolution meet its deadlines?

    Lord Smith of Kelvin’s task of steering the commission for more Scottish devolution is set to a timescale that… more

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    The future of the nation state

    This is a tricky time to be a state, and an even trickier time to be a citizen. The nation-state, the… more

  • The European Union flag is pictured in a window reflecting a street in London Forum Article

    How EU immigration benefits Britain

    The impact of immigration on Britain’s tax and welfare system is perhaps the most important… more

  • A police officer checks the passport of a Chinese immigrant at the Shen Wu textile factory in Prato Forum Article

    Is immigration good or bad for a country’s finances?

    Much attention of researchers and policy-makers has been directed at the effects of immigration on the wages… more

  • England and Scotland stickers are seen as shoppers queue in a sweet shop in Berwick Upon Tweed in Northumberland Forum Article

    Should the UK’s devolution process slow down?

    The group charged with delivering more devolution to Scotland is to draw up the most significant… more

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    Why do so few German mothers go back to work?

    Last year, I moved to Germany after having spent my entire adult life in the UK. Lifestyles are pretty… more

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    Libor verdict: a rotten egg for British bankers?

    Last year’s Libor scandal was a shock to the body politic in London. Despite all that had gone before… more

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    Euro crisis – Beware the perception gap

    Some commentators in Britain and the US think the Germans are destroying the euro. The Germans think… more

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    Is energy prepared for the future?

    In Britain we talk of balancing the ‘energy trilemma’ – securing supply, ensuring sustainability and… more

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    Ranking: The top most competitive economies in Europe (2012)

    The European Union (EU) is going through one of the most difficult periods since its establishment, with… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    What if global institutions fail?

    Douglas Rediker on how a smouldering financial crisis could push existing power structures beyond their… more

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    Raising awareness of the global water crisis

    In matching royal-blue shirts and caps, thousands of Chinese students are forming human dragons across… more

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    What is the point of faster economic growth?

    While the economic crisis and the need to create jobs took center stage at the World Economic Forum… more

  • Forum Event

    Unilever’s Keith Weed: ‘We have to find sustainable solutions’

    Annual Meeting 2012

    , Davos-Klosters, Switzerland

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    The Call for Action is timely and well-judged

    Read the Call to Action In the early post-crisis phase, there were signs of an exciting new dynamic in… more