The ‘massive small’ needs to be part of a coherent story, venturing beyond the ‘big is bad’ anti-establishment rhetoric so skilfully played by the Brexit and Trump camps in 2016.
Good Local Economics Archives - NewStart
Leeds Community Homes has launched its first community share offer
With little public or private sector funding, rural villages and towns in Northern Ireland are finding innovative ways to revive their local economies
There is promise in the inclusive growth agenda but it will not be enough to have ‘after the fact’ policies.
Too much talk on social media, too much criticism and too much hypothesising. None of this can deliver the change our society need right now.
Some ideas for a more just city, by Richard Lee
We must confront the very likely reality that we have reached the end of what growth can do for us as a policy tool.
During our tour of ten UK cities, we uncovered an emerging approach to local economic development, one that is challenging the mainstream and which can be summed up in the following 10 steps.
The mainstream model of local economics, focused on agglomeration and trickle down, is failing our cities. A new approach is emerging, one that works with the grain of places and the people that live in them.
Leeds is getting back on its feet after being hit by floods during the Christmas period, but what can the crisis teach the city about its levels of community and economic resilience?