The West Midlands Regional Economic Development Institute (WMREDI)

Supporting inclusive economic growth in the West Midlands and across the UK


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Megatrends in the West Midlands

Megatrends are trends that could have significant economic consequences and scarring effects for vulnerable groups and places as a result of impacts on human, social, physical and natural capital.

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REDI-Updates 2022

REDI-Updates aims to get behind the data and translates it into understandable terms. This issue focuses on Levelling Up.

Read the latest edition of REDI-Updates


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State of the Region 2021

The fifth annual review of performance across the West Midlands provides a stocktake of where the region stands, and where partners need to work together to improve the region.

Read the State of the Region report


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The Economic and Social Impacts of Coronavirus (Covid-19) on the West Midlands

Our researchers are using their expertise to analyse the West Midlands’ economic exposure to coronavirus, bringing together data and intelligence which can be shared and utilised in planning and responding to this challenge.

The social and economic impacts of Covid-19


Latest videos from WMREDI

Interview with Professor Simon Collinson on the launch of the WMREDI
Interview with Helen Turner, Director, Midlands Innovation on the launch of WMREDI
Interview with Paul Faulkner, Chief Executive of the GBCC on the launch of WMREDI
Interview with Tim Pile, Chair of GBSLEP on the launch of WMREDI


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