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Build Back Better: smarter investment decision making

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“Build back better” has become a mantra of our time. In the US, the Biden administration is trying to secure a multi-trillion-dollar package of infrastructure spending to drive change.
Together Cambridge Econometrics, ECONorthWest and Hodge Economic Consulting have been consider…

Counting the economic cost of the global pandemic

Senior Adviser Andrew Sentance explores the drivers behind the projected long-term cost of the global pandemic. Andrew argues that countering the long-term impact of Covid-19 needs to be high up on the economic policy agenda both nationally and internationally.
The Covid pandemi…

Biden’s first 100 days – action on climate change

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Jon Stenning, Head of Environment, welcomes Joe Biden’s commitment to evidence-based policy development.
He urges policy makers at Federal and State-levels to use robust economic tools to develop effective decarbonisation policies.

America’s potential pathway to net zero
T…

Does the UK’s levelling up agenda make sense?

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Principal Consultant Adam Brown questions just how effective the UK’s levelling up agenda is, and suggests that the UK needs to take the time to diagnose regional inequality issues through a systems approach.
 ‘Levelling up’ is the current buzz-phrase within UK politics and eco…