Alexandra Jones considers the factors that will determine the outcomes of the mayoral referenda.
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Manchester's City Deal is good news for growth
With university fees increasing and the majority of universities set to charge the full £9,000, what does this mean for city economies?
TIF is not the answer to local development challenges, but, if designed the right way, it can provide new opportunities for the UK’s cities to invest in their growth.
By working together on issues such as housing and transport, local authorities and businesses can achieve better economic outcomes.
The rail network is at the heart of UK connectivity - rail offers an efficient means by which people can access jobs, and business can access new customers and suppliers.
FutureStory Manchester forms part of a series of six books made up of a collection of local case studies, with accompanying DVDs, tracing how people and businesses in cities and regions across the country are adapting to the global economy.
Building on our City Links work, City Relationships examines the economic links between the five most significant economic centres in the North - Leeds, Liverpool, Manchester, Newcastle and Sheffield.
The World Bank's Urban Development Unit has launched a new Issues Note Series - DIRECTIONS in Urban Development - with a paper on City Regions by Kieran Larkin and Adam Marshall.
Innovation is a key driver of economic growth, but the emergence of innovation as a specialist policy area has also generated risks around policy prioritisation and problems on organisational fragmentation and policy coordination.