The Inclusive Growth Commission is an independent, impactful inquiry designed to understand and identify practical ways to make local economies across the UK more economically inclusive and prosperous.
In the context of devolution, successful social and economic development strategies, will deploy new powers at the local and city scale. To make plans successful, they must be distinct, connected to the identity of citizens ...
The RSA City Growth Commission was a 12 month enquiry into how cities can be empowered to shape and drive their economies.
- Fellow Project
The northern regions of the RSA Fellowship launched a project to explore the fate of market towns and the surrounding countryside in response to Northern Powerhouse proposals.
Ed Cox argues why we need a National Citizen's Jury on Brexit.
From Fife to the Isle of Bute, Katie Arthur recounts what she learned from her leg of the FFCC bike tour.
In a response to Matthew Taylor’s annual lecture on the challenges facing democracy, author James Crabtree argues that we need to look further afield to developing nations in understanding democratic decline and in seeking ...
Matthew Taylor explores why democratic reform movements have failed in achieving radical change and how we can exploit the loose brick in the wall
The displacement of people is a defining issue of this century. This report reviews the current nature of global displacement and reflects on some of the key debates in this area.
The final report of the RSA Inclusive Growth Commission sets out our framework and recommendations for achieving inclusive growth.
How do we make inclusive growth a reality? Our 'Putting principles into practice' guide explores the ways in which numerous places are starting to find ways to spread prosperity more widely.
Our third Power to Create paper explores the possibility of transforming a UK city into a city of learning. Taking the imagined city of Kensalfield as our subject, we offer 20 proposals to take at local and national level. ...
Monday 2nd July 2018
Great Room, RSA House
In his annual RSA Chief Executive’s Lecture Matthew Taylor makes a case for radical reform of our political and policymaking systems in the face of a growing crisis of liberal democracy.
Thursday 21st June 2018
Durham Street Auditorium, RSA House
One year on from the devastating fire at Grenfell Tower, a panel gathers to reflect on what it exposed about the social and economic state of the nation, and how to secure safety and justice for everyone.
- Fellow Event
Tuesday 17th April 2018
How will a basic income affect the health of individuals, families and communities? Will reducing poverty have an impact on mental health? Will enhancing income security improve family well being? How do communities change ...
Thursday 15th March 2018
Great Room Auditorium, RSA House
Richard Sennett, one of the world's leading thinkers on the urban environment, traces the relationship between how cities are built and how people live in them.