Cambridge historian and his family members announced as joint winners of one of the biggest cash prizes in world economics

Left to right: Hilary Cooper, Simon Szreter, Ben Szreter      
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Left to right: Hilary Cooper, Simon Szreter, Ben Szreter Credit: Graham CopeKoga

The key proposal, emanating directly from history, is that generous and inclusive universal welfare provision should be reconceptualised as an absolutely crucial economic growth promoter, not as merely a ’tax burden’ on the productive economy

Simon Szreter

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