City centrism has become an enduring, dominant and familiar narrative and policy mix. Portrayed as an account of necessarily connected events, it has been generalised into an international recipe for urban prosperity via a myriad of identifiable and high profile academic gurus, international agencies, and think-tanks. Simplified and repeated into messages that can be understood Read More…
This paper explores the economic history of Tees Valley as it compares to the broader national economic structure and change.
Principal investigator Professor Ron Martin will be speaking at a major Centre for Cities public lecture on 12 December
We will be in Bristol on 21 June to explore how the city has adapted to industrial decline and change
We will be in Birmingham on 13 June to explore, in depth, how the city has adapted to industrial decline and change.