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About Angela Cummine

Angela Cummine is a British Academy Post-doctoral Fellow in political theory at the University of Oxford. Her research examines the democratic governance of state-owned assets and economic equality. She was co-editor (with David Marsh) of the inaugural edition of the Global Public Investor 2014 at the Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum (OMFIF).

Articles by Angela Cummine

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Constitutional conventions: best practice

A Citizens' Wealth Fund

A Citizens’ Wealth Fund is a state investment vehicle that invests a chunk of a community’s public wealth in global financial markets for a return. The returns of these funds provide an additional...

A citizen’s income and wealth fund for the UK: Lessons from Alaska

Angela Cummine charts the growth and impact of Alaska's Permanent Fund and dividend – a unique combination of publicly owned wealth fund and basic citizen's income.

Sovereign Wealth Funds: can they be community funds?

The idea that governments should invest some of their wealth for public benefit has moved from utopian dream to part-reality with the advent of Sovereign Wealth Funds (SWFs). But are these SWFs really democratic entities?

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