Dr. Peter Kenway is NPI’s director and co-founder. Besides NPI’s work on poverty and exclusion which he led for many years, Peter has worked in most NPI research areas at one time or another. His main areas of interest are local government finance and taxes, the water industry and the deep-seated economic imbalances afflicting the UK and others. Before co-founding the institute in 1996, Peter worked as an economist at the University of Reading as well as a manager, consultant and planner in public transport.
The PHE report on why BAME groups are hit harder by Covid has been badly misunderstood
The eagerly-awaited report from Public Health England on Disparities in the risk and outcomes of COVID-19 provides crucial information in the search for an explanation of why Black and Minority Ethnic (BAME) groups have been hit so much harder by the…
- Authors: Josh Holden, Peter Kenway
- Category: Health
‘Excess saving’ in lockdown: a big new economic challenge
By Dan Corry, a formerTreasury and Downing Street economic adviser; Peter Kenway, Director of the New Policy Institute; and Steve Barwick, Director of DevoConnect This blog was featured in the Guardian on the 1st June 2020 by Observer economics edi…
- Authors: Peter Kenway, Steve Barwick, Dan Corry
- Category: Economic Policy
If BAME nurses are more likely to lack PPE than their white British colleagues, why – and what are the wider implications?
A new report from the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) finds that black and minority ethnic (BAME) nurses are more likely to lack Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) than their white British colleagues. Drawing on a survey of its members carried out in…
- Author: Peter Kenway
- Category: Services