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What We Really Mean When We Talk About Industrial Strategy - a Future Economies Publication

What We Really Mean When We Talk About Industrial Strategy: New Future Economies ebook argues for a more expansive industrial strategy in the UK

Published a year on from the government’s industrial strategy white paper, and with Brexit now less than six months away, What We Really Mean When We Talk About Industrial Strategy features expert authors on a wide range of subjects connected to industrial policy.

Edited by Craig Berry, key issues covered include:

The book is published by Manchester Metropolitan University with the support of the British Academy. It builds upon Craig Berry’s work as part of the Industrial Strategy Commission.

What We Really Mean When We Talk About Industrial Strategy is available here.

Full table of contents:

1

Introduction: what (is) industrial strategy?

CRAIG BERRY

Section 1: Productivity and employment

2

Productivity and job creation
TERA ALLAS

3

The UK’s productivity puzzle is in the top tail of the distribution
PATRICK SCHNEIDER

4

Rethinking skills and workplace capacity in an industrial strategy
ALISON FULLER AND LORNA UNWIN

5

Artificial intelligence and the transformation of production and work: towards inclusive prosperity?
JOHN R. BRYSON

6

A question of value: raising productivity by lowering inequality
ED PEMBERTON

Section 2: Innovation and industrial change

7

Industry 4.0, new industrial spaces and implications for industrial strategy
LISA DE PROPRIS AND DAVID BAILEY

8

Industrial strategy and science and innovation policy
RICHARD JONES

9

Industrial strategy and inclusive structural change
MARIA SAVONA

10

UK engineering: a hostage to Brexit?
TOM BROWN

Section 3: Low-paid and foundational industries

11

Where should low-wage sectors feature in an industrial strategy?
JOHN FORTH, DAVE INNES AND ANA RINCON-AZNAR

12

The foundational economy and industrial strategy
JULIE FROUD, SUKHDEV JOHAL AND KAREL WILLIAMS

13

Equality-led development as part of a comprehensive industrial policy
ÖZLEM ONARAN

14

Care as investment in social infrastructure
SUSAN HIMMELWEIT

15

The case for Universal Basic Infrastructure
TOM HUNT

Section 4: Finance and investment

16

A question of fit: reforming the UK’s outsized financial sector
LOREN KING

17

Financing industrial strategy: the role of state investment banks
LAURIE MACFARLANE

18

The investment triad and innovative enterprise
WILLIAM LAZONICK

19

EU state aid law and industrial policy
ANDY TARRANT

Section 5: Greening industrial policy

20

Clean and lean: an industrial strategy for an era of globalisation and climate change
DUSTIN BENTON

21

How sustainable is the sustainability element in the new industrial strategy? The difficult case of the car industry
DAN COFFEY AND CAROLE THORNLEY

22

Green industrial policy in the UK: river basin planning and the limits of transparent appraisal
MARTIN P.A. CRAIG

Section 6: The local dimension

 23

Local industrial strategy and ‘left-behind’ regions
JOHN TOMANEY AND ANDY PIKE

 24

Designing a resilient local industrial strategy
MARIANNE SENSIER AND FIONA DEVINE

 25

Closing the North-South growth gap is the key policy challenge
RON MARTIN

 26

Reprogramming national economies and the reshoring of manufacturing
JOHN R. BRYSON, VIDA VANCHAN AND RACHEL MULHALL

 27

City-led industrial strategy
CHRISTIAN SPENCE

Section 7: Corporate governance

 28

Investment, industrial strategy and corporate governance
CIARAN DRIVER

 29

Why an industrial strategy needs trade unions
KATE BELL

 30

Crowding out investment, disgorging the social settlement: financialisation and the search for sinecures in a failed free market experiment
ADAM LEAVER

 31

Ownership and industrial strategy

MATHEW LAWRENCE

Section 8: The politics of UK industrial policy

 32

Still ‘picking winners’: the political history of UK industrial strategy
JAMES SILVERWOOD AND RICHARD WOODWARD

 33

The developmental state in England: the role of the Treasury in industrial policy
SIMON LEE

 34

Balancing a post-Brexit trade and industrial strategy

MATTHEW L. BISHOP

 

 

 35

Conclusion: talk about industrial strategy!
CRAIG BERRY

 

An afterword
ANDREW GAMBLE

 

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