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What would Maggie do?

Kieran Larkin

This 2011 paper looked at why the Government’s policy on Enterprise Zones needed to be radically different to the failed 80s policy.

Report 28 Feb 2011
FutureStory: Newcastle & the North East

Centre for Cities

FutureStory Newcastle is the third in a series of forward-looking books promoting a wider understanding of how globalisation is changing everyday lives and jobs in six cities and regions.

Report 23 Oct 2009
Public sector cities: Trouble ahead

Kieran Larkin

The public sector spending squeeze will be the overarching narrative of the next decade of British politics. Public sector employment, which has grown significantly over the past decade, will start to shrink. Nationally, between 240,000 and 290,000 jobs could be cut by 2014.

Report 16 Jul 2009
Innovation, science and the city

Centre for Cities

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.

Report 9 Oct 2008
Home Economics: How Housing Shapes City Economies

Centre for Cities

It's local housing markets – not the national picture – that really matter to the economic performance of cities, and by extension, the national economy. Policy makers therefore need to set housing objectives that reflect these local requirements, and the local economic context – not just headline-driven national supply targets.

Report 9 Jul 2008
OECD review of Newcastle in the North East: one year on

Following the OECD Review of Newcastle in the North East (July 2006), Newcastle City Council commissioned the Centre for Cities and IPPR North to produce a follow-up, independent assessment of progress made over the past year.

Report 18 Jul 2007