Back Issues of the West Midlands Weekly Economic Impact Monitor

WM REDI has been tasked with providing an up to date monitor of the current COVID-19 economic impacts, on a weekly basis. These reports will help regional partners to shape responses and interventions to boost the region’s resilience so that it can thrive going forward. Each week the focus of the report is based on … Continue reading “Back Issues of the West Midlands Weekly Economic Impact Monitor”

Socio-Political Consequences of Regional Economic Divergence in Britain: 1983-2018

On the 28th of April, City-REDI held an external seminar featuring Professor Stephen Fisher from Trinity College, University of Oxford – (with Martha Kirby and Eilidh Macfarlane). Socio-political consequences of regional economic divergence in Britain: 1983-2018 Abstract: Regions and nations of Britain have become still more economically divided in recent decades. This is sometimes supposed … Continue reading “Socio-Political Consequences of Regional Economic Divergence in Britain: 1983-2018”

City-REDI / WM REDI Round Up – April 2021

Events – presenting work/speaking engagements On the 19th of April, Professor Simon Collinson presented at the CBI national Urban Revival Conference Series looking at how towns and cities can thrive post-pandemic and how businesses can contribute to the revival of urban life. Media engagements The State of Region report, produced by the WMCA and WM … Continue reading “City-REDI / WM REDI Round Up – April 2021”

City-REDI / WM REDI Round Up – March 2021

Events – presenting work/speaking engagements On the 2nd March, Professor Raquel Ortega-Argiles presented at the Spatial Analytics + Data seminar on the digital economy and regional inequalities in the UK. On the 9th of March, WM REDI and the West Midlands Combined Authority hosted the Treasury Green Book Roadshow. On the 16th of March, City-REDI … Continue reading “City-REDI / WM REDI Round Up – March 2021”

Intergenerational Income Mobility in the UK

On the 24th of March, City-REDI held its third external seminar featuring Dr Bertha Rohenkohl from the University of Sheffield. Intergenerational Income Mobility in the UK: New evidence using the BHPS and Understanding Society Abstract: Using a new dataset combining the British Household Panel Survey (BHPS) and Understanding Society (UKHLS), this paper examines the degree … Continue reading “Intergenerational Income Mobility in the UK”

Treasury Green Book Roadshow – Presentations and Video From the Event

On the 9th of March 2021, WM REDI and the West Midlands Combined Authority hosted the Treasury Green Book Roadshow. The roadshow was the first step to developing a network of empowered, knowledgeable people to improve business case development in the region. Evidencing, exploring and choosing the right options to fix an issue, aiming for … Continue reading “Treasury Green Book Roadshow – Presentations and Video From the Event”

Unusual Suspects: The Role of Municipalities in Catalysing Innovation

On the 10th of March, City-REDI held its second external seminar series of 2021 featuring Professor Kevin Morgan from the University of Cardiff. The seminar “Unusual Suspects: The Role of Municipalities in Catalysing Innovation” focuses on research Professor Morgan is undertaking with colleagues from the Centre for Innovation Policy Research at Cardiff University. Abstract: This … Continue reading “Unusual Suspects: The Role of Municipalities in Catalysing Innovation”

Technology and Geography in a Paradigm Shift: The Case of Critical & Conflict Materials in ICT

On the 24th of February, City-REDI held its first external seminar of 2021, featuring Professor Simona Iammarino from the London School of Economics and Political Science. The seminar was called “Technology and geography in a paradigm shift: the case of Critical & Conflict Materials in ICT” and was co-authored by Andreas Diemer, Richard Perkins & … Continue reading “Technology and Geography in a Paradigm Shift: The Case of Critical & Conflict Materials in ICT”

City-REDI / WM REDI Round Up – February 2021

Events – presenting work / speaking engagements / meetings On the 4th of February, Professor Anne Green gave a presentation on ‘Labour markets, labour policies and skills development’, at the OECD Spatial Productivity Lab & Productivity Insights Network meeting on ‘Spatial productivity in the post-COVID-19 world’. On the 10th of February, Dr Chloe Billing presented … Continue reading “City-REDI / WM REDI Round Up – February 2021”

City-REDI / WM REDI Round Up – January 2021

Events – presenting work/speaking engagements On the 12th January, Professor Raquel Ortega-Argiles contributed as a panellist to the event organised by Connected Places Catapult Event on Innovation Procurement to boost regions in Post-Covid recovery. On the 22nd January, Dr Chloe Billing held the second West Midlands Space Leadership Group Meeting. The meeting was attended by … Continue reading “City-REDI / WM REDI Round Up – January 2021”