Jonathan Dupont

Economic & Social Policy Research Fellow


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Jonathan Dupont joined Policy Exchange in April 2014 as a Research Fellow in the Economics & Social Policy Unit. Prior to joining, he worked as a parliamentary researcher, an independent economic researcher and an analyst for the There is Nothing British about the BNP campaign. He has co-written multiple books on public policy, including A Time for Choosing for Palgrave Macmillan and Gridlock Nation for Biteback Publishing.

Jonathan Dupont

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Forging a New Industrial Strategy for Britain

Forging a New Industrial Strategy for Britain

When most people think of industrial policy, they think of British Leyland. Once the world’s largest car maker, by the 1960s Britain had been overtaken by America, France and Germany. The British industry, it was believed, simply lacked the scale to compete with...
Is the roof fixed yet?

Is the roof fixed yet?

It is now seven years since the depths of the financial crisis, and given their average historical frequency, it is likely that we are now closer to the next recession than the last.  As we come up to his eighth Budget, with financial markets looking increasingly...
Is it really time to change how we budget?

Is it really time to change how we budget?

This is the fourth fiscal event within a year. Economic forecasts may sometimes change drastically, but is a new Budget every three months really necessary? Many have complained that the even twice annual (more in an election year) process of Budgets have become...
The Spending Review – why transparency matters

The Spending Review – why transparency matters

Over the last Parliament, the Government introduced a massive £98 billion in discretionary fiscal consolidation. Day to day spending in unprotected departments shrank on average by around a quarter, and while some departments like Health saw small increases this came...