Cities are complex systems encompassing infrastructure, health, and social and economic factors so reslience strategies must incorporate the reduction of poverty and inequality.
Glasgow Riverside Innovation District (GRID) is a partnership between the University of Glasgow, Scottish Enterprise and Glasgow City Council, founded on an inclusive innovation approach.
Coping with COVID in education in one of the most infected municipalities of Chile: “We are all learning together”
How have teachers and learners in Santiago adapted to COVID-19? Two education services managers explain.
The second Policy Scotland lunchtime seminar focused on urban economic growth. See a brief summary and get the presentation.
The first meeting of the Regional Inclusive Growth Research Network (RIGRN) focused on agreeing a set of objectives to help identify inclusive growth research domains, priorities, and challenges to support the development of a regional inclusive growth (IG) related research agenda in Scotland over the next year.
Professor Duncan Maclennan, Policy Scotland associate, has modelled how housing outcomes impact economic growth and productivity, making the case for housing construction to be classed as infrastructure investment, akin to investment in transport links, water and communications.
The pressured housing markets of Sydney and Melbourne pose major challenges, from problems for aspiring homebuyers and lower-income populations to lesser-noticed impacts on urban productivity.
This paper sets out the issues that researchers and policymakers will be confronted with when considering the parallels and possible links between the inclusive growth agenda and the deal-based decentralisation agenda (to sub-national entities).
Josef Konvitz argues for not limiting freedom of movement for British citizens but making Scottish cities even more attractive and dynamic by investing more.
Text of a lecture given by Professor Josef Konvitz discussing why freedom of movement is in fact critical not only to the future of the EU economy, but to that of the UK as well.