Our friends in the city
Our banking system is still dangerously dysfunctional. Post-crisis reforms failed to fully address the risks posed by the City of London, and with banks back in the driving seat, these reforms are already being rolled back. We cannot afford a return to business as usual.
ScotPound: digital currency for the common good
A new socially inclusive payment system for Scotland
Financial System Resilience Index
Our Financial System Resilience Index, based on insights from complexity science, reveals that the UK’s resilience declined dramatically in the 2000s to levels far below those of other leading industrial economies. Despite some marginal improvements since the crisis of 2008, without major structural changes our financial system remains at risk of future crisis.
Financial system impact of disruptive innovation
Working paper for the United Nations Environment Programme inquiry
UK household greenhouse gas emissions: the implications
The distribution of total greenhouse gas emissions by households in the UK, and some implications for social policy