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...
In and Out: White Papers Past and Present

In and Out: White Papers Past and Present

Like so much of the Brexit process, the publication of last week’s white paper, The United Kingdom’s exit from and new partnership with the European Union, marks a historic moment. It seems relevant, therefore, to compare that paper with a similarly momentous, yet...