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Press cuttings

March 2017

16 March 2017
SCDI Forum – Exporting key to resilient growth during Brexit and second independence referendum,

12 March 2017
Brexit, the appeal of the London School of Economics: "Immigrants are fundamental to the economy", Business Insider (Italy)

07 March 2017
Britain Seeks to Plug Skills Shortages Sapping Productivity, The New York Times

02 March 2017
Hard Brexit will 'open Pandora's box' for UK businesses says CBI president, The Independent

01 March 2017
What trading outside the Single Market looks like, LSE Brexit Blog

February 2017

28 February 2017 
Britain is damning itself to a low wage, low productivity economy, Jeremy Warner, The Telgraph

27 February 2017
Britain becoming a one-party state focused on fewer migrants, The Irish Times

26 February 2017
Our nation of shoppers needs a new growth model, David Smith, The Sunday Times

24 February 2017
Brexit Bulletin: Team May Hits Back, Bloomberg News

24 February 2017
Britain ‘needs more skilled migrants’ to help drive growth, The Times

23 February 2017
Morgan Stanley Said to Weigh Moving 300 U.K. Jobs on Brexit, Bloomberg

23 February 2017 
U.K. Banks' Loss of EU Passport a `Major Threat,' LSE Study Says, Bloomberg

23 February 2017 
LSE growth commission sets out economic reform proposals, Public Finance

22 February 2017 
LSE Growth Commission report - UK Growth: A New Chapter, CCR Magazine

December 2016

1 December 2016 
Does raising the National Living Wage make economic sense?, LSE Business Review Blog

November 2016

24 November 2016 
Autumn Statement does little to dampen fears for the economic health of the UK, LSE Business Review Blog

24 November 2016 
Brexit and its effect on the pound, the UK’s trading position and productivity, LSE Business Review Blog

23 November 2016 
Industrial policy: Past, present and future in post-Brexit Britain and beyond, LSE Business Review Blog

21 November 2016
May seeks solution to productivity conundrum, Financial Times

3 November 2016
People moving to UK are not taking British jobs, says George Osborne, Guardian

3 November 2016
George Osborne: Brexit government likely to keep controversial state aid rules, New Statesman

3 November 2016
Beware UK's isolation, warns Osborne,  The Times

3 November 2016
'Brexit backers didn't think of economy and immigrants aren't taking jobs', blasts Osborne, Express Online

3 November 2016 
Investing in the future of the UK: LSE relaunches its Growth Commission, Productivity Puzzle

2 November 2016
George Osborne rejects Theresa May's claim that immigration causes unemployment, Independent

2 November 2016
Lord Darling interviewed on UK Economic Growth, All Out Politics, Sky News

2 November 2016
Vince Cable interviewed on manufacturing and mechanics of Brexit prior to his appearance at the Growth Commission Panel, BBC Radio London

August 2016

3 August 2016 
Are academic economists out of touch with voters and politicians? LSE Business Review blog

February 2013

5 February 2013
Why democracies aren't good at bridge building, Bloomberg

4 February 2013
Scheme is no guarantee of reviving the economy, The Times

3 February 2013
We've been on a roll - and can do it again, The Sunday Times

2 February 2013
Investment failure blighting Britain, Daily Mail

1 February 2013
A Growth Manifesto: New report challenges Britain to embrace technocrats, The Economist

Planning for long-term growth tells us what we should do in the short-term, New Statesman

January 2013

31 January 2013
Anthony Hiltion: Urgent need is for a growth agenda, Evening Standard

UK needs industrial strategy, LSE economists say, Daily Telegraph

Britain needs infrastructure bank, say academics, The Times

If this is the future, it looks brighter already, The Times

Failing schools 'hampering economy': Britain will not prosper unless education is overhauled, report warns, Mail Online

Household income data is measure of economic recovery LSE panel says, The Guardian

Economists warn poor standard of British schools will hurt GDP, City AM

Politics blamed as a bar to growth, Chris Giles, Financial Times

A Manifesto for Growth: The LSE Growth Commission Report, interview with with John Van Reenen, YouTube 

Investment key to economic recovery, Press Association

Top economists urge action for growth, Morning Star

30 January 2013
Britain needs a long-term prosperity plan, John Van Reenen & Richard Lambert, Financial Times

22 January 2013
Research to kick-start the UK economy,

October 2012

15 October 2012
Cameron must commit to a low-carbon economy, Nicholas Stern, Financial Times

September 2012

15 September 2012
Timing is Everything: Fiscal consolidation during depression, John Van Reenen interviewed by Viv Davies for

13 September 2012
Do we want more growth? A preliminary assessment of the LSE Growth Commission, Vicky Pryce for

August 2012

2 August 2012
UK should have waited to enforce austerity, Jonathan Portes & John Van Reenen, Financial Times

June 2012

11 June 2012
A canny way to revive our moribund housing sector, Tim Besley & Tim Leunig, Financial Times

May 2012

14 May 2012
What to Expect from Francois Hollande, Philippe Aghion, Financial Times (subscription only)

10 May 2012
What would a growth agenda look like? BBC Business News

9 May 2012
We need a Queen's Speech for Growth,Nicholas Stern, Financial Times

April 2012

27 April 2012
Fiscal Consolidation: Too much of a good thing? John Van Reenen,

16 April 2012
Growth Must be the Goal, John Van Reenen, The Times

March 2012

29 March 2012
Wanted: A real budget for growth - Commentary on UK Budget 2012, John Van Reenen,

January 2012

29 Jan 2012
Small dip in growth is big blow to confidence, David Smith, The Sunday Times

28 Jan 2012
No growth, but LSE is looking for it, Tim Harford, Financial Times

25 Jan 2012
LSE Growth Commissioner Lord Browne interviewed on PM with Eddie Mair, BBC Radio 4

24 Jan 2012
Debt hits £1trn milestone, Richard Johnstone, PublicFinance magazine

23 Jan 2012
Supply chains: time tariffs, The Economist

23 Jan 2012
Will LSE's Growth Commission make a difference? Larry Elliott, The Guardian

UK Growth: A New Chapter

Press Release: A Manifesto for Growth (00:01 31-01-13)

LSE GC Report