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The Times: Labour ‘lacks real economic plan’

Labour lacks a "grand plan" for growth, a think tank says, and its economic policies are "technocratic" and "politically convenient" solutions to the country's problems. The Social Market Foundation said that Labour needed to provide more clarity on its plan to manage key economic challenges such as boosting stagnant productivity, hitting climate change goals and reforming education policy.

Article makes reference to the following publication, Labour Economics: Thinking through Labour’s economic agenda by Timothy Besley, Aveek Bhattacharya, Jagjit Chadha, Paul Cheshire, Neil Lee, Alan Manning, Andrew McNeil, Margarida Bandeira Morais, Henry G. Overman, David Soskice, Anna Valero, Giles Wilkes and Alison Wolf