Recent Blog posts

  • Estate renewal programmes have little impact on the local economy

    Today we publish our review of estate renewal evidence. Economic benefits are not the prime justification for estate renewal programmes, but they are often cited as a benefit in the... Read more

  • The year ahead

    Our New Year’s resolution here at the What Works Centre is to continue to preach the gospel about evidence-based policy making. Our work over the past year-and-a-bit – particularly our... Read more

  • Call for evidence on transport

    As described in our previous call for evidence, we have been working hard recently on a variety of themes to finalise our findings surrounding the impact of R&D, access to... Read more

  • Call for evidence on apprenticeships

    Things have been very busy at the What Works Centre over the past couple of months. We’ve recently published our review on Access to Finance and are putting final touches to... Read more

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