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Laurie Macfarlane

Laurie Macfarlane

Laurie Macfarlane is a Senior Economist at the New Economics Foundation, the UK’s leading think tank promoting social, economic and environmental justice. His research focuses on reforming the economy to align with long term interests of society. He is an Associate Fellow at the Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose at University College London, which focuses on how public policy can be used to direct innovation to tackle societal and technological challenges.

He is a regular media commentator on UK economic issues, and is the co-author of the book ‘Rethinking the Economics of Land and Housing’, which was described by the Financial Times as “a lucid exposition of the dysfunctional British housing market”.