Organisation

Bennett Institute for Public Policy

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Working paper

You’re not speaking my language: policy discontinuity and coordination gaps between the UK’s national economic strategies and its place-based policies

Lack of consistency and coordination has long been noted as a failing of UK government policies, but it has previously been difficult to assess the extent of the policy discontinuity. In this paper, the authors present evidence from text analysis of a startling lack of...
Briefing paper

Crypto, Web3 and the metaverse

This policy brief offers a clear explanation of the core concepts of cryptocurrencies, blockchain, web3, non-fungible tokens (NFTs) and the metaverse, and the policy implications.
Discussion paper

A framework for reviewing the UK constitution

This is the first paper to be published as part of the Institute for Government/Bennett Institute review of the UK constitution. It looks at the purpose of constitutions, how the UK constitution fulfils that purpose and some of the key problems that have been revealed...
Report

A model of thriving: the many dimensions of wellbeing

This document explores ‘what does it mean to thrive?' for people with a lived experience of financial hardship.
Working paper

Respecting the subject in subjective wellbeing public policy: moving beyond the social planner paradigm

There is a rising tide of advocacy for public policy to be made on the basis of ‘subjective wellbeing’. In this paper, the authors argue that the vast majority of the associated policy proposals adopt the same ‘social planner perspective’ that undergirds conventional economic policy...