Bridget and the TESTRAD Consortium introduce London Britannia Airport

Volterra’s senior partner Bridget Rosewell formed TESTRAD  to research the infrastructure potential of the Estuary and has worked with a number of experts to develop the ideas for an airport based there. This scheme has been merged with that of global architectural design firm Gensler and the TESTRAD Consortium has responded to the call from the Airports Commission with plans for […]

Discovering how HS2 will unlock economic development potential


Volterra is working with a number of partners to help realise the potential of High Speed 2 outside London. We have previously done research to show that HS2 is as much about capacity as about speed, and as much about jobs as about time saving. We are continuing to develop these ideas with some of the cities […]

Paul ‘airs’ his ideas on Positive Linking

Volterra partner Paul Ormerod was recently interviewed by Peter Day on his ‘Global Business’ programme for the BBC World Service. The programme centres around the question: ‘What on earth is wrong with economics?’; Paul airs his views as to the limitations of how conventional economics is taught and documented and goes on to describe some of […]

Follow Paul in CityAM

For a year now, every Wednesday Paul has a column in the successful CityAM newspaper. He covers a wide range of topics, such as: the underlying similarity of Andy Murray’s Wimbledon victory and economic recession (here); why we should be optimistic about long-term economic growth (here); why HS2 is worth it (here); a field guide to economists: the recovery denier […]