All posts by: Adam Brown

Does the UK’s levelling up agenda make sense?

Levelling up UK

Principal Consultant Adam Brown questions just how effective the UK’s levelling up agenda is, and suggests that the UK needs to take the time to diagnose regional inequality issues through a systems approach.
 ‘Levelling up’ is the current buzz-phrase within UK politics and eco…

Economic geography and the role of transport appraisal

The paradigm of “predict and provide” commonly used in the UK to appraise transport schemes is not fit for purpose.
A more coherent and systematic analytical framework is required.
Adam Brown, Cambridge Econometrics’ infrastructure lead explains why.
Let’s start by def…