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Raising the Bar report launch

Raising the Bar: How household incomes can grow like they used to

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Publication launch

Raising the Bar: How household incomes can grow like they used to

Fatalism has overtaken Britain’s economic debate and the economic establishment are seemingly planning for stagnation. This Fabian project aimed to prove that the UK does not have to settle for the growth we have and that household incomes can grow again.

So how can we get family incomes to grow the way they used to?

That is the simple question the Fabian Society posed to the authors of this pamphlet. We wanted to understand what it might take to get back to the ‘old normal’ – the regular rising income that half a generation of workers have never seen.

The launch of the publication features contributing authors:

Anneliese Dodds MP (Oxford East & shadow treasury minister)

John Mills (entrepreneur & economist)

Ozlem Onaran (director, Greenwich Political Economy Research Centre)

Craig Berry (deputy director, SPERI)

 

Chair: Andrew Harrop (Fabian Society)

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Speakers

Anneliese Dodds MP

Anneliese Dodds is Labour MP for Oxford East. She was previously MEP for the South East region.

@AnnelieseDodds

Ozlem Onaran

Ozlem Onaran is professor of Economics & director of the Greenwich Political Economy Research Centre.

@GPERC_UOG ‏

Craig Berry

Craig Berry is deputy director at the Sheffield Political Economy Research Institute.

@SPERIshefuni

John Mills

John Mills is an entrepreneur, economist and businessman. He is director of Labour Leave and founder of Labour Future.

@John_Mills_JML

Andrew Harrop

Andrew Harrop is general secretary of the Fabian Society.

@andrew_harrop

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