Blogs: Infrastructure

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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…

Six big economic challenges facing the new Government

Andrew Sentance

Andrew Sentance, Senior Adviser, Cambridge Econometrics considers what challenges lie ahead for the new Conservative administration.
So it is over. The General Election results are in and we know we will have a Conservative government led by Boris Johnson.

But what will he do…