Government R&D investment should recognise the link between a place's innovative businesses and its broader economic success.
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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.
Addressing the underperformance of big cities and city centres should be at the top of Andrea Leadsom’s priorities to deal with the UK’s lagging productivity.
City TalksCity Talks: Michael Parkinson on bringing Liverpool back from the brink
In this episode of City Talks, Andrew Carter is joined by Professor Michael Parkinson to discuss Liverpool's economic, social and political regeneration.
What role does 'place' have when developing a local industrial strategy?
Both candidates have shown they are intent on tackling empty shops, but their proposed solutions are unlikely to make significant progress