Wanted: radical economist to boost UK economy. Cash prize: £150k

IPPR launches world’s third biggest economics prize looking to restart UK growth

One of the biggest cash prizes in world economics has been launched to find “radical ideas” to reinvigorate the British economy.

Launched against a backdrop of deep public distrust in politicians to revitalise the UK economy, the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) thinktank has lined up an £150,000 prize fund to uncover fresh ideas.

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