Published on 5 March 2019
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Local Industrial Strategies: building on strengths, addressing weaknesses

POLICY BRIEF

Local Industrial Strategies: building on strengths, addressing weaknesses

AUTHORS

Penny Mealy (Bennett Institute for Public Policy, University of Cambridge; Institute for New Economic Thinking at the Oxford Martin School, University of Oxford)
Jacob Miller (Bennett Institute for Public Policy, University of Cambridge)
Diane Coyle (Bennett Institute for Public Policy, University of Cambridge)

Published: March 2019

ABSTRACT

This policy brief draws on reports on Local Economic Complexity (by Penny Mealy and Diane Coyle) and Supply Chains (by Jacob Miller) prepared for the Greater Manchester Prosperity Review: www.gmprosperityreview.co.uk

Looking at examples provided from the research in Greater Manchester this report offers policy makers:

  1. New ways for visualising differences in places’ productive capabilities and their opportunities for economic development
  2. An exploration of supply chains and what Manchester businesses value, and what has helped them grow in today’s market
  3. A set of policy implications for regional growth

Read more in An Industrial Strategy for Tomorrow series.

Authors

Diane Coyle 2018

Professor Diane Coyle

Bennett Professor of Public Policy and Co-Director of the Bennett Institute for Public Policy

Professor Coyle co-directs the Institute with Professor Kenny. She is heading research under the progress and productivity themes. Biography Professor Diane Coyle is the Bennett Professor of Public Policy at...

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