France’s Presidential Election

France’s Presidential Election

Between now and the French Presidential election, Policy Exchange will be looking at the election, the candidates, and the character of the political and social challenges that France faces. We will examine the extent to which these challenges are specific to France,...
Six Hypotheses on the Productivity Slowdown

Six Hypotheses on the Productivity Slowdown

At the heart of the Government’s recent Industrial Strategy Green Paper was economic productivity. While in the past, industrial policy has tended to focus on imbalances between sectors or regions, the Green Paper took on a much broader agenda of weaknesses in the...
Public Infrastructure Spending: A Silver Bullet?

Public Infrastructure Spending: A Silver Bullet?

Infrastructure is at the top of President Trump’s domestic economic agenda. For more than twenty-five years, a debate has resounded about the amount and quality of US infrastructure. As well as involving a discussion focusing on the quantum of the capital stock, this...
What should a US-UK trade deal be based on?

What should a US-UK trade deal be based on?

“Deals are my art form,” says President Trump on the first page of his autobiography The Art of the Deal. For thirty years, he seems to have taken this as something of his personal manifesto. “My style of deal-making is quite simple and...