Townsend Centre for International Poverty Research
Stewart Lansley is an economist and financial journalist who has written extensively on inequality, poverty and wealth. He sits on the National Advisory Panel of CLASS and is a visiting fellow at the Townsend Centre for International Poverty Research, the University of Bristol, He has also held academic posts at the National Institute of Economic and Social Research and the Universities of Reading and Brunel.
He is the author of A Sharing Economy, Policy Press; Breadline Britain: the rise of mass poverty ( with Joanna Mack), Oneworld and The Cost of Inequality: Why Economic Equality Is Essential for Recovery, Gibson Square.He is a former executive producer in the current affairs department at the BBC and has written for the Guardian, the Independent and the Observer.
- Rising inequality and financial crises (10 May 2012)
- Universal Basic Income in a Post-Virus Britain (4 May 2020)
- A New Deal To Tackle Inequality (7 Nov 2019)
- It’s time to halt the UK’s great public asset boot sale and build Britain’s first social wealth fund (4 Apr 2016)
- First 100 Days - Tackling Inequality (5 May 2015)
- Reversing the rising poverty tide requires fundamental change (25 Feb 2015)
- Why the world needs a payrise (14 Mar 2014)
- Britain’s economic model is deeply flawed, but the government is doing nothing (19 Mar 2013)
- To achieve recovery we need a pro-active government committed to tackling inequality (12 Dec 2012)
- Inequality, the crash and the crisis: Part 1 ‘The defining issue of our times’ (2 Jul 2012)