Monthly Archives: February 2014

More Jobs, Better Jobs

Yesterday Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF), Leeds City Council and Leeds City Region launched a major research project, More Jobs, Better Jobs, to inform policy and practice on supporting growth and tackling poverty in cities (see: http://www.jrf.org.uk/media-centre/more-jobs-better-jobs-needed-economic-recovery). For me this is … Continue reading

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Cities and the Information Economy

The rise of the information economy has fundamental implications for cities and their economies. Recently I had the privilege of joining a discussion with a group of IBM’s global thought leaders on cities and the information economy. This stemmed from … Continue reading

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