Centreforum

Male, Pale and Stale: The Gender Gap in the UK's Leading Roles

Anna Claeys | Posted 09.12.2012 | UK Politics
Anna Claeys

The current system continues to leave women severely underrepresented in the top job - this is an issue not just for women, but for our economy and society as a whole.

Michael Rundle

Waterpocalypse: How Close Is The Water System To Total Collapse?

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Rundle | Posted 21.04.2012 | UK

For those with an apocalyptic imagination and a tabloid subscription, the future of drought-stricken Britain seems increasingly bleak. The statisti...

Dealing With Water Shortages: A Lesson From Western Australia

Tim Leunig | Posted 19.06.2012 | UK Politics
Tim Leunig

I recently wrote a paper outlining an alternative to the hosepipe ban. I proposed that rather than impose a crude universal hosepipe ban, water companies should incentivise business users to use less water, and if necessary charge households that use particularly high amounts of water more per unit.

Budget 2012: The Case for Tax Equality

Tim Leunig | Posted 05.05.2012 | UK Politics
Tim Leunig

Given that the tax allowance is going up, the government should revisit the additional tax allowance given to pensioners.

Graduate Exodus is Harming the Welsh Economy

Tim Leunig | Posted 05.03.2012 | UK Universities & Education
Tim Leunig

Four Welsh academics have recently written an excellent paper looking at what happens to Welsh graduates, and students who graduate from Welsh universities. Their careful work helps us to understand something about the development and interaction of the national and regional economies within the United Kingdom.

Slaying the Media Plurality Dragon

Ben Weisz | Posted 29.11.2011 | UK Politics
Ben Weisz

Conference season is in full swing, and there has never been a better chance to slay the dragon of poor media plurality in the UK.

Only Top Universities Should Give Degrees, Says CentreForum

PA | Posted 16.10.2011 | UK Universities & Education

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- Only England's top universities should have the power to award degrees, a study has suggested. A report by the CentreForum thi...