Encouraging innovation should be central to the Government’s Industrial Strategy. But who should foot the bill for interventions in innovation? This is a question highlighted in our recent work on the Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Park.
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What the most recent Bank of England speech did and didn’t say about the role of place in the national economy.
This event launched our work looking at how to encourage innovation policy and where, with Lord David Sainsbury
How can policymakers foster business innovation within local and national industrial strategy? This report sets out lessons from Sheffield's Advanced Manufacturing Park, which is helping to transform the city region from a place of low-cost production to one of high-value knowledge output
The creative industries are often seen as a way to regenerate economies, but the rationale behind this is confused
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
Honda’s news shows the need for places to prepare for the eventual loss of their largest employers. But many cities do the exact opposite
A conference to launch the findings of an expansive and unique historical dataset with University of Cambridge and supported by the ESRC
We are working with the Fast Growth Cities Group to host a high level event to discuss how to harness their growth for the good of the whole national economy.
The 12 Urban Myths of ChristmasMyth #10: If you build it, they will come
Building costly museums and stadia are expected to bring with them economic gains, but the evidence tells another story.