When it comes to the use of public finances for local economic growth, how can we know what is a good bet? And should governments be betting at all?
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Join us for the launch of the Industrial Strategy Council's final report, in partnership with WM-REDI
City TalksCity Talks: Giles Wilkes on designing a successful industrial strategy
The Institute for Government's Giles Wilkes on the dos and don'ts of developing a successful industrial strategy.
City TalksCity Talks: Sir John Armitt on the future of UK infrastructure
Chair of the National Infrastructure Commission Sir John Armitt on the future of UK infrastructure.
Government R&D investment should recognise the link between a place's innovative businesses and its broader economic success.
As lockdown begins to ease and domestic tourism looks set to return, we examined how tourism affects local economies up and down the country.
A city's over-reliance on one industry stores up trouble for when a crisis hits.
New research finds that cities with a combination of both scientific and creative industries are often the most innovative.
City TalksCity Talks: Does cluster policy work? Evaluating Tech City with Dr Max Nathan
Clusters such as Silicon Valley are liked by policymakers for many reasons. They are visible, often prestigious, and are effectively cities in miniature. They take the things that make urban...
General Election 2019An urban manifesto
A five point plan to improve cities' prosperity and re-balance the national economy.