Kelvin Humphreys looks at green growth in the city-region exemplified through major investment in clean energy, vehicle electrification, mixed-use development and sustainable transport infrastructure. This blog post was produced for inclusion in the Birmingham Economic Review for 2022. The annual Birmingham Economic Review is produced by the University of Birmingham’s City-REDI and the Greater Birmingham … Continue reading “Large-Scale Sustainable Development in the Birmingham City-Region”
Author: Kelvin Humphreys
Autumn Statement 2022: Implications for Research, Development and Innovation
Kelvin Humphreys looks at the impact of the Autumn Statement on Research, Development and Innovation in the UK. Last week’s Autumn Statement set the scene for £30bn in spending cuts and £25bn in tax rises to plug a £55bn hole in the public finances by 2027/28. All departments except for health and social care and … Continue reading “Autumn Statement 2022: Implications for Research, Development and Innovation”
How Does the Innovation Performance of the West Midlands Rank on the National and International Stage?
Kelvin Humphreys and colleagues use World Intellectual Property Organisation’s (WIPO) annual Global Innovation Index to assess how innovative the West Midlands is. This is part of a series of blogs looking at Innovation in the West Midlands. Find out more about our work on regional innovation systems. Summary This analysis compares the innovation performance of … Continue reading “How Does the Innovation Performance of the West Midlands Rank on the National and International Stage?”
Meet Kelvin Humphreys, City-REDI’s New Policy and Data Analyst
I joined City REDI / WM REDI in early February 2021 during the COVID-19 pandemic that is gripping the nation and much of the world. Certainly not in my lifetime has there been disruption on the scale seen over the past year. As I write this from my makeshift office at home, I wonder when … Continue reading “Meet Kelvin Humphreys, City-REDI’s New Policy and Data Analyst”