What are Industrial Clusters and Economies of Agglomeration?

Welcome to part four in our new series “What is…?” where we explain the language, terms and ideas used in our day-to-day work.  Other blogs from the series include: What is GVA? What is Smart Specialisation? What is Transport Resilience?  Definition and description A business cluster or industrial cluster is an umbrella term that describes … Continue reading “What are Industrial Clusters and Economies of Agglomeration?”

What is Transport Resilience?

Welcome to part three in our new series “What is…?” where we explain the language, terms and ideas used in our day-to-day work.  Other blogs from the series include: What is GVA? What is Smart Specialisation? Definition and description Transport is necessary at the national and international level because it provides benefits to people and … Continue reading “What is Transport Resilience?”

What is Smart Specialisation?

Welcome to part two in our new series “What is…?” where we explain the language, terms and ideas used in our day-to-day work.  Other blogs from the series include: What is GVA?  What is Transport Resilience? Definition and description Smart specialisation is a policy framework aimed at finding ways to enhance the scale and effectiveness … Continue reading “What is Smart Specialisation?”

What is Gross Value Added (GVA)?

Welcome to part one in our new series “What is…?” where we explain the language, terms and ideas used in our day-to-day work.  Other blogs from the series include: What is Transport Resilience? What is Smart Specialisation? Definition and Description Gross value added (GVA) measures the contribution made to an economy by one individual producer, … Continue reading “What is Gross Value Added (GVA)?”