Mike Emmerich, founding director, MetroDynamics
There was an influential paper – well one that influenced me quite a lot as an undergraduate – entitled Local Economic Policies: Trying to Drain an Ocean with a Teaspoon.
To paraphrase a certain politician, is no deal better than a bad deal?
Britain loves nothing more than to build up people and institutions in public life and then to participate in the spectacle of their destruction.
Earlier this month the RSA published the Inclusive Growth Commission’s report, Making our Economy Work for Everyone, an important and timely reminder that despite the progress in making our cities and towns vibrant and successful, our model of growth has come without bringing benefits to large sections of the population.
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Manchester’s economic thinktank on the city region’s plan to become self-sustaining