Laurie Macfarlane is Economics Editor at openDemocracy and Head of Finance at the UCL Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose. Prior to this Laurie was Senior Economist at the New Economics Foundation. He is the co-author of the critically acclaimed book 'Rethinking the Economics of Land and Housing', which was listed by Financial Times as one of the best economics books of 2017.
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