Bryce Hall, Edinburgh
Rebuilding Macroeconomics (RM) is a four-year research initiative funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC),ten years after the start of the financial crisis that economists failed to predict. It is hosted by the National Institute of Economic and Social Research (NIESR) at its offices in Westminster. Their aim is to transform macroeconomics back into a policy-relevant social science.
There are 7.7 billion people on the planet today, and every year our global population grows by around 1.08% – or around 82 million people. It is estimated that by 2050, 70% of the world’s population will be living in cities. The cities we know now will have changed and adapted to accommodate for this. How will we ensure they do so in a way that improves the quality of life its residents?Read More