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How to fund a state development bank: a two-stage proposal

Our proposal shows how to fund a new state bank that would harness the money creation power of the Bank of England for the public good Industrial policy is back on the agenda in UK politics. Central to the policy debates is the idea of a state bank that can underpin the broad objectives of industrial strategy.  Indeed, the global … Continue reading

6 July 2017 by
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Reconstituting the post-crisis real estate-finance link in Ireland, Spain & the US

The mortgage-led crisis has led to the financialization of rental housing – and new social struggles The global financial crisis had dramatic consequences for urban space and life in the US and the worst-affected European economies, Ireland and Spain: a tide of evictions and dispossession of homeowners, swathes of vacant property and stalled development, and rising homelessness. The scope and … Continue reading

1 March 2016 by
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