New research confirms some of our worries: to be more inclusive, strong city economies need to work on becoming more accessible.
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Mayors: the run-up to 2020What Tim Bowles is doing about skills inequalities across the West of England
Despite few formal devolved powers, Tim Bowles has unveiled a package of measures to boost skills provision in the West of England.
It’s frequently assumed that universities are good for city economic growth, but the reality is less clear-cut.
The Augar Review pledged to reduce the imbalance between further and higher education with important implications for cities.
Mayors: the run-up to 2020How Dan Jarvis uses his limited powers to improve Sheffield’s skills provision
The Sheffield City Region authority doesn’t yet have the powers of other metro mayors, but the mayor’s support of the Sheffield Children’s University highlights how he can still target the challenges his area faces.
On National Numeracy Day we should remember the impact of good numeracy skills on people’s life chances and the wider economy
North of Tyne's new Mayor should focus on boosting the city region's economy.
The creative industries are often seen as a way to regenerate economies, but the rationale behind this is confused
Creating high-skilled jobs indirectly generates demand for jobs in local services, offering opportunities to low-skilled people
City TalksCity Talks: Opportunity Zones with Bruce Katz
Andrew Carter is joined by Bruce Katz to explore what Opportunity Zones are, how they benefit left-behind places, and whether a version could be considered for the UK