Last month the Rebuilding Macroeconomics group hosted a Discovery meeting themed around whether the public has confidence in economic institutions. The meeting was structured around four themes with an academic making some introductory remarks followed by an open discussion. Most of the participants seemed to assume the answer to the headline question was ‘no’, or at least ‘not enough’. As such the topic of conversation was more often: what are the problems and what can be done? You can catch up on the full summary of the event here.