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LSE Growth Commission,
London School of Economics,
Houghton Street,
London WC2A 2AE


Tel: +44 20 7955 7285
Fax : +44 20 7404 0612



Press cuttings

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


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

LSE GC Report