Do we know or care about what works for local growth?

Do we know or care about what works for local growth?

Meg Kaufman 23rd January, 2017

Do we know or care about what works for local growth? Last Wednesday Henry Overman talked in front of a home crowd at LSE on this topic along with Alexandra Jones of the Centre for Cities and David Halpern of the Behavioural insights team, in a discussion chaired by Lynne Miles of Arup. It was encouraging to have such a large and engaged audience listening to our findings and some of their implications.

For this event Henry went back to the initial principles that underpin our work: the drivers of economic growth in the UK favour some places and people over others. The government has spent a great deal of money attempting to help counteract this force and improve prosperity for those places…

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