As the Citizens’ Economic Council launches its final report, we hear from participants and public figures including Andrew Haldane, Bank of England; Patricia Wharton, CEC member; Anand Menon, UK in a Changing Europe; and ...
Videos & Audio
How is money created? How much of it is real? Follow three citizens on their journey debating and questioning economists, Bank of England officials and business on crucial social and economic issues in their lives.
Watch our new Explainer video for a quick rundown of the basics of Universal Basic Income and why the RSA supports it.
Engaging citizens in the ethical use of AI for automated decision-making.
This final report concludes the two year Citizens Economic Council programme with five recommendations towards creating a public culture of economics
This report is about how best to address the growing distance between citizens and those that make economic decisions about citizens.
Citizens and Inclusive Growth is a discrete programme of research that looks at the role of citizens in strategies for inclusive growth.
Articles & Blogs
19th October 2018
Anthony Painter explores the UK's economic and cultural divides and concludes that we all have 'deep stories' that need to be acknowledged.
We’ve lost sight of the role of making stuff in communities, but it is part of creating vibrant economies where money, knowledge and resources flow.
Ed Cox argues why we need a National Citizen's Jury on Brexit.
22nd June 2018
Anthony Painter describes how a democratic economy - of everyone - might work.
In partnership with Power to Change, RIO and Sheffield University Management School the RSA is exploring the unique leadership challenges faced by community businesses.
The Citizens Economic Council is a programme which will give citizens a say on national economic policy, and influence the future of the UK economy.
Thursday 1st November 2018 at 13:00
Durham Street Auditorium, RSA House
The world is rapidly changing and the future is more unknown than ever – Jens Beckert and Richard Bronk explore the narratives and predictions we use to help navigate economic uncertainty.
Thursday 13th September 2018
Great Room Auditorium, RSA House
Academic, author and broadcaster, Hannah Fry lifts the lid on the algorithms that rule our lives - their inner workings, their growing power and their very real limitations.
- Fellow Event
Friday 20th July 2018
The devil’s in the details is a common saying about policy proposals. Perhaps we need a similar saying for policy research, something like the devil’s in the caveats..
- Fellow Event
Tuesday 12th June 2018
The Great Room, RSA House, London
In 1754, William Shipley founded the RSA with a belief that the creativity of ideas could enrich social progress. Over 250 years later, we’ve taken inspiration and developed a series of Engage events across the UK to engage ...