A discussion with the award-winning economics writer Hamish McRae, discussing the implications of technological change, the economic rise of China and India, the difficult business of making predictions decades in advance, and the apparent plateauing of living standards in the developed world.
The Project for Modern Democracy is embarking on a new research project, Morality & Markets. Our aim is to examine the causes of the current crisis of confidence in the ability of markets to deliver prosperity for all. We will seek to identify practical steps to restore faith that markets can operate in the interests of all society.
In this introductory blog post, Simon Kaye and Christopher Howarth identify some of the questions the project will seek to answer.