Jonathan Portes argues that the poor performance of the UK economy at present is something which critics of austerity predicted some time ago.

Ben Baumberg introduces ‘microclasses’ and explains how they are a powerful analytical tool for studying social inequality.

The Coalition government were highly critical of Labour’s ‘target culture’ yet, as Colin Talbot points out, they continue to utilise targets in the public sector.

Jules Birch explores the extent and significance of self-employment within the contemporary UK economy.

James Forsyth sees worrying signs for the next spending review in what he argues is a confused approach to defence spending by the government.