Topic: Policy issues

Three Paradoxes Revealed by The Pandemic

Three Paradoxes Revealed by The Pandemic

In reviewing the social and political aspects of the pandemic, there appear to be three major paradoxes, writes Geoff Mulgan ...
Submission of Evidence to the UK Covid Inquiry ‘Public Consultation on Initial Terms of Reference’

Submission of Evidence to the UK Covid Inquiry ‘Public Consultation on Initial Terms of Reference’

IPPO welcomes the opportunity to contribute to the public consultation on the UK Covid Inquiry’s draft terms of reference (ToR) ...

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Insights from Aberdeen: using the pandemic response to address systemic issues and build resilience

Insights from Aberdeen: using the pandemic response to address systemic issues and build resilience

Two years after the imposition of lockdowns, city leaders are facing the challenge of implementing pandemic recovery strategies that confront ...
Rapid Evidence Review: Basic income experiments in OECD countries

Rapid Evidence Review: Basic income experiments in OECD countries

This report provides an experimental design tool-kit for policymakers by drawing on past experiences of governments in OECD countries ...
IPPO Cities event report: tackling urban inequalities through pandemic recovery

IPPO Cities event report: tackling urban inequalities through pandemic recovery

In February 2022, IPPO Cities convened their second policy roundtable.  This online event explored innovative work being undertaken in tackling ...
As Wales rolls out a £1,600 a month UBI trial, what do we know about making basic income schemes work?

As Wales rolls out a £1,600 a month UBI trial, what do we know about making basic income schemes work?

The authors of IPPO's forthcoming review of basic income experiments tell us why widening inequality keeps policymakers coming back to ...
What chairing the COVID People’s Inquiry taught me about how a public inquiry should be designed and run

What chairing the COVID People’s Inquiry taught me about how a public inquiry should be designed and run

An effective COVID-19 inquiry will serve as a memorial to all who lost their lives. But what kind of inquiry ...
Changing the narrative: lessons for a world that is no longer 'at war' with COVID-19

Changing the narrative: lessons for a world that is no longer ‘at war’ with COVID-19

How was the language of ‘security’ harnessed during the pandemic and how could this – if unchallenged – enable those ...