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Britain’s Hollowed Out Research and Development Base – 40 years in the making

In the late 1970s, Britain was one of the most research intensive economies in the advanced world – now we are among the least. So, it has taken us over 40 years to hollow out our manufacuturing and Research and … Continue reading

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Local Regeneration and National Economic Growth

Do normal towns and cities need a strong national economy in order to succeed? The evidence suggests that that do. Continue reading

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National Economy Slows Down and Local Economies

Is is easier for local economies to grow, and to change, if we had a strong national economy. The current government policy looks like it isn’t working, and needs to change if we are to live through the short term into the long term. Economics needs to be about people and their lives, and we need to learn the lessons of the 1930s. Continue reading

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