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Trickle down and out, time for trickle up!

Unemployment on the increase, poverty growing, local economies in melt down. I am tired of hearing the descriptions, and disappointed by the lack of real policy action. In particular, I am disappointed by ongoing orthodoxies in economic development, which are hampering new thinking as regards addressing unemployment. With Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) in particular, there is too much of a focus on austerity, trickle down and supply-side economics, when they should be thinking about trickle up and stimulating local demand. ...

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