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Enabling cities in the knowledge economy: an independent report prepared for the Department for Communities andLocal Government

Jones, Alexandra and Williams, Laura and Coats, David and Lee, Neil and O'Keeffe, Áine (2006) Enabling cities in the knowledge economy: an independent report prepared for the Department for Communities andLocal Government. European Urban Knowledge Network.

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Abstract

The report describes the existing policy and governance architectures forcity-regions. It looks at how government can best understand and respond to the needs of both the UK as a whole, and of different places in the UK, including large and smaller cities. An assessment is made of whether the city-region matters and what it means for the distribution of powers and funding at a national, regional, city-region and local authority level in different cities and towns. The implications for medium-sized cities of the "Ideopolis: knowledge city-regions" report are considered. The authors identify the obstacles to creating more ideopolises, partner ideopolises and other successful cities in Britain.

Item Type: Monograph (Report)
Official URL: http://www.eukn.org/
Additional Information: © 2006 Crown Copyright
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
Sets: Departments > Geography and Environment
Date Deposited: 10 Sep 2013 16:02
Last Modified: 10 Sep 2013 16:02
Funders: Department for Communities and Local Government
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/52394

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