Future Economies leads debate on UK economic policy

The Research Centre hosted an event focused on the UK's Industrial Strategy

Dr Craig Berry speaks at the recent event in London

Dr Craig Berry speaks at the recent event in London

Earlier this week, researchers from Manchester Metropolitan's Future Economies Research Centre hosted a workshop in central London focused on the development of the UK’s industrial strategy. The event, ‘An Industrial Strategy for the UK: What Now?’, was co-hosted by the University of Bath’s Institute for Policy Research (IPR), with the support of the British Academy.

The event was convened by our assistant director Dr Craig Berry, with Professor Nick Pearce of the IPR. Craig and Nick were joined by a range of academic and policy experts, including:

The attendees were joined by a stellar audience of experts and stakeholders, including Matthew Taylor (chief executive of the RSA), Dan Corry (chief executive of New Philanthropy Capital), Alison Fuller (UCL), Maria Savona (University of Sussex) and Ron Martin (University of Cambridge), as well as government officials and members of the business community.

The discussion focused on five key areas:

For more information, contact Dr Craig Berry, or download his recent ebook What We Really Mean When We Talk About Industrial Strategy.

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