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Weathering the Storm: What can we learn from small countries?

In the past few years, the term ‘a perfect storm’ has been employed to describe the twin challenges of relentless growth in demand for public services at a time of flat or reducing government budgets.

Justifying Arts Funding

As spending cuts continue to impact on arts funding, the need for measuring impacts is more important than ever. William Wingate FRSA argues that there maybe an unlikely model from which to learn: transport.

Zero Growth Fiscal Policy

No economic growth means no underlying increase in tax revenues. In today’s flat-lining economy Julian Chisholm FRSA argues that fiscal policy should assume no growth in tax revenues and only supply-side boosting public expenditure should be financed by borrowing.

Public Services and Responsible Capitalism

Increased diversity in public sector provision should be welcomed argues Tom Levitt FRSA.

Greatest crash

David Kauders FRSA argues that the financial system that evolved from the early Italian bankers needs a fundamental change.

Future universities

Jack Kenward FRSA argues that RSA Fellows can make an independent and distinctive contribution to the debate on universities.

Tomorrow’s Pension

David Pitt-Watson FRSA urges that UK government policy ensures that it builds a pension system that meets 21st century needs.

The best way to save?

John Collison suggests that the time is ripe for policymakers and commentators to understand and encourage employees to hold or save for shares.

Could FE go mutual?

FRSAs Gill Howland and Jamie Smith believe there is now a sea change in government thinking on further education.

Prevention in social care

Alex Fox FRSA points out how cost-effective preventative care services can be.