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.
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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
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.
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