Latest Issue

Tag: Public funding and expenditure

The thinkable

The welfare state is not in crisis, but thanks to changing public attitudes it does require flexible and imaginative reform. Julian Le Grand considers plans to attract private finance into public welfare and says that "matching" private contributions with state…
Julian Le Grand  

America’s punishment industry

The great incarceration experiment of the 1980s has left the US with a prison population which far exceeds those in other advanced countries. Despite locking up one in every 50 working age men the US has not yet produced a…
Richard Freeman