Seventh Policy Roundtable in London, the UK
On April 26th 2018 the FIRES consortium was presenting its Reform Strategy for the UK at the London School of Economics in London, United Kingdom. FIRES-researcher Prof. Saul Estrin in collaboration with the Marshall Institute had mobilised an impressive list of academics, policy makers and stakeholders in the field to discuss the FIRES-reform proposals for the UK. London School of Economics being home to the UK Growth Commission that has just presented its analysis and policy advice for maintaining competitiveness in post-BREXIT UK, proved an excellent venue for a high level exchange of ideas on how to promote more sustainable, innovative and inclusive growth in the UK. The FIRES-message that the UK should consider creating more open access to knowledge, promote a more inclusive form of capitalism and level the playing field in labour markets, was generally well received. A more detailed report on the event can be found here. The slides presented to the audience can be found here. The blogpost on the LSE website can be found here.