I’ve always been a fan of maps, from an illustrated picture atlas of the world that I used to pore over as a child, to a battered USSR-era Cyrillic map of Somalia that I bought from an antique store in Estonia.
Today’s Economist has an article on the University of Oxford’s property development plans - in particular, building new housing.
How might universities and city regions respond to the rifts in the population and apparent rise of populism exposed by Trump and Brexit?
A new batch of elected mayors are arriving in England next year.
Last week Stephanie Flanders, former BBC economics editor, launched the emerging findings of the RSA Inclusive Growth Commission at the Core Cities summit in London.
In what now seems like the distant past, before the Brexit vote and the change of government, the House of Commons launched an inquiry looking at the Northern Powerhouse and Midlands Engine and government policy towards regional growth.
Introducing the latest instalment in the award-winning Sim franchise: manage your own university!
Ghana faces a set of challenges similar to many emerging nations… # Ghana is an ‘African Lion’: a fast-growing economy, falling levels of vulnerable employment and rising productive employment led to Ghana becoming a lower-middle income country in 2007.
Discussions over ‘rebalancing’ the economy outside of London by strengthening other regions - explored in part one and part two of this miniseries - are not unique to the UK.
Yesterday we explored a possible widening of devolution in England beyond the 10 deals in place.