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A diverse community of
leading experts, policymakers
and practitioners

The Institute’s key research themes
are led by ten academic partners
spread across the UK.

We’re a UK-wide research
organisation exploring what
productivity means for business

Businesses are crucial to solving
the UK’s productivity problems.

Professor Michael Kenny

Professor of Public Policy, Cambridge University

Research Theme: Governance and Institutions


Michael is the inaugural director of the Bennett Institute of Public Policy. His research focuses on the territorial implications of Brexit, the policy dilemmas of left-behind communities, the politics of expertise in public policy and the implications of behavioural science in public policy. He is a Fellow of the UK’s Academy of the Social Sciences.

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