Economic & Social Policy Research Fellow
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.
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by Jonathan Dupont | Nov 20, 2016So far, so good. The long term economic impact of Brexit is unlikely to be clear for decades. If politicians work hard to ensure it doesn’t hurt Britain’s levels of competition and trade, examine regulation and work to expose domestic markets to competition, it is...
by Jonathan Dupont | Mar 15, 2016It 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...
by Jonathan Dupont | Mar 9, 2016This 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...
by Jonathan Dupont | Nov 24, 2015Over 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...
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Don't miss our last event of Labour Party Conference 2021. The book launch of ‘Broken Heartlands: A Journey Through Labour’s Lost England’, @SebastianEPayne in-conversation with @lisanandy. 18.00 in the Cambridge Room & live on our online platforms. youtube.com/watch?v=…
RT @Robert_WH_Ede Really fun chairing this event earlier. I asked each of the speakers to name one thing that would make the biggest difference. Their shopping list: 1️⃣ Better trust and transparency in data 2️⃣ Genuine service integration 3️⃣ Empowerment locally 4️⃣ A solution for the workforce twitter.com/policy_e…