Devolution and inclusive economic growth (Manchester)

14 February 2017, 12:45pm

CSaP is working together with the Inclusive Growth Analysis Unit, University of Manchester to deliver a workshop on inclusive economic growth in the context of devolution.

14 February 2017 at the Whitworth Building, University of Manchester.

Chaired by Dame Mavis McDonald, former Permanent Secretary at the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister and the Cabinet Office.

Devolution offers new opportunities for inclusive economic growth. This workshop, funded by the ESRC Impact Acceleration Account, will bring together academics from the Universities of Cambridge and Manchester with policy professionals from local government to explore the evidence for what works in city areas to enhance economic opportunities across the population.

The purpose of the meeting is to:

  • Share policy-relevant knowledge, research and expertise on inclusive growth in the context of devolution.
  • Explore relevant pathways by which the new devolution agenda offers the opportunity to enhance the level of inclusion.
  • Strengthen the network of academics and policy makers working on inclusive growth in the context of devolution.
The report of this event is available to read here.

Image: 'Whitworth Hall, University of Manchester' by Karlinski73

Jeremy Skinner

Greater London Authority (GLA)

Professor Peter Tyler

Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge

Andrew Lightfoot

Greater Manchester Combined Authority

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