Author Archives: Richard Jones

The Second Coming of UK Industrial Strategy

This article is in Infrastructure for a Stormy Future, Winter 2018

The United Kingdom dismantled industrial policies in the 1980s; today it must rebuild them to create a social-industrial complex. Industrial strategy, as a strand of economic management, was killed forever by the turn to market liberalism in the 1980s. At least, that’s how it seemed in the United Kingdom, where the government of Margaret Thatcher […]