Ruth Porter

Crime & Justice Research Fellow, 2013


Ruth Porter

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The great British wage squeeze should be about to end

The great British wage squeeze should be about to end

A faster growing economy is key to improving living standards. This very simple claim rests on a more complex point – how closely linked are wages, productivity and economic output? For the government, its chances of success at the next General Election could largely...
The importance of building more homes

The importance of building more homes

“Make a house a home”. There’s a reason this works so well as a marketing slogan for Homebase: the importance of having a place where you belong is immensely powerful. Over the last ten years my husband and I have moved nine times. I grew to hate packing and we became...
It’s the economy, stupid. And Ed Miliband knows it

It’s the economy, stupid. And Ed Miliband knows it

There’s an almighty battle coming, but the terms of the debate are yet to be set. As Benedict Brogan wrote earlier this week, “[Ed] Miliband has shown a knack for identifying himself with catchy populist issues.” So all eyes should be on him tomorrow when he’ll be...