Jamye Harrison, an adjunct professor in the Faculty of Engineering at UNSW, and his business partner Russell King are the first non-UK entrants to be shortlisted for the Wolfson Economics Prize. Since the £250,000 prize was first awarded in 2012 it has asked entrants to provide solutions to a variety of public policy issues. The latest question, one of pressing concern for anyone living in a large city, asks: 'How can we pay for better, safer, more reliable roads in a way that is fair to road users and good for the economy and the environment?'.
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