Latest Issue

Think tank awards 2012

The eurozone crisis and the debate growth provoked sophisticated and prescient economic analysis

By Prospect Team   August 2012

Peter Mandelson presents awards to: the Social Market Foundation (Ian Mulheirn, wearing our traditional “tank top for the top tank of the year”)

The last 12 months have been marked by global instability. The debate over austerity has consumed Britain, the rest of Europe, the United States and Japan—are cuts or spending the route to recovery? And how do elected politicians persuade voters to back painful changes? Can democracy cope with austerity?

Last summer, Britain saw the worst riots since the 1980s. The euro crisis has threatened to plunge Europe into…

Register today to continue reading

You’ve hit your limit of three articles in the last 30 days. To get seven more, simply enter your email address below.

You’ll also receive our free e-book Prospect’s Top Thinkers 2020 and our newsletter with the best new writing on politics, economics, literature and the arts.

Prospect may process your personal information for our legitimate business purposes, to provide you with newsletters, subscription offers and other relevant information.

Click here to learn more about these purposes and how we use your data. You will be able to opt-out of further contact on the next page and in all our communications.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

We want to hear what you think about this article. Submit a letter to

More From Prospect