WMREDI Publications

Skills and Labour Markets

Reports


Graduate Pathways: Identifying Patterns of Regional Retention and Attraction
January 2022 - Kostas Kollydas and Anne Green

Regional Brain Drain and Gain in the UK: Regional Patterns of Graduate Retention and Attraction
November 2021 - André Carrascal-Incera, Anne Green, Kostas Kollydas, Alex Smith & Abigail Taylor

Priorities for up-skilling and re-skilling: what role can and should universities play?
May 2021 - Dr Abigail Taylor, Professor Anne Green and Dr Sara Hassan

West Midlands Local Skills Plan - Evidence Report
December 2020 - Alex Smith 

Policy Briefings

Labour Market Disconnect: High Level of Unemployment in the Region and a Record Number of Vacancies for Jobs and Apprenticeships
December 2021 - Juliane Schwarz, Alice Pugh, Henrietta Breukelaar, Anne Green, George Bramley

Priorities for up-skilling and re-skilling: what role can and should universities play? 
May 2021 - Dr Abigail Taylor, Professor Anne Green and Dr Sara Hassan

Firms and Industrial Demography

Reports

Business Support in the West Midlands
April 2022, George Bramley,  Samatha Lithgow, Juliane Schwarz and Freya Williams

Regional Innovation Ecosystems

Reports

Public Research & Development investment into the West Midlands (data sets)
June 2021 - Simon Collinson and Kelvin Humphreys

Policy Briefings

STEM Assets: Tysley Energy Park
April 2022, Simon Collinson, Robert Lyram, Chloe Billings

STEM Assets: Warwick Manufactoring Park
March 2022, Simon Collinson, Robert Lyram, Chloe Billings

Economic Recovery Post COVID-19: The MIT Regional Entrepreneurship Acceleration Programme (REAP)
September 2020 - Dr Chloe Billing on behalf of the West Midlands MIT-REAP team

Local and Regional Economic Development

Reports

Economic resilience to shocks: implications for labour markets
February 2021 - Economic Resilience Discussion Document, prepared by Dr Tasos Kitsos

Regional Society and Communities

Policy Briefings 

Governance and Institutional Arrangements

Reports

Covid-19 recovery planning, partnership working and the role of universities in city-regions
October 2021 - Charlotte Hoole, Abigail Taylor, Hannes Read and Anne Green

Delivering Levelling-Up Report
September 2021 - LIPSIT Project Team

Achieving Levelling-Up: The Structures and Processes Needed
November 2020 - LIPSIT Project Team

Levelling Up

Reports

Investing in infrastructure – enabling fairer growth
The Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA) and City-REDI / WMREDI, March 2022. (Scroll down the CIPFA page to view)

Investing in regional equality – lessons from four cities
The Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA) and City-REDI / WMREDI, February 2022.

Investing in regional equality – lessons from four cities: Metrics and a framework for designing effective policies
The Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA) and City-REDI / WMREDI, February 2022. 

Levelling Up. What is it and can it work?
Centre for Inequality and Levelling Up (CEILUP) at the University of West London. Contribution from Dr Abigail Taylor called "How can the UK learn from international experience to level up? Drawing on research from the Industrial Strategy Council", January 2022. 

What does it take to “level up” places?
Dr Abigail Taylor, Skye Sampson and Anna Romaniuk, January 2021.

Devolution and Governance Structures in the UK: Lessons from Evidence
Regan A., Quinn M., Romaniuk A., Sampson S., Stratton T., Brittain B. and Taylor A, 2021

Mapping the architecture of economic development policy and strategy across the Midlands Engine pan-region
Nottingham Trent University, IREP, Green, A., Rositter, W. , Taylor, A., Hoole, C., Riley, R., Karagounis, K. and Pugh, A., 2021

Geographical scales and functions: the case of the Midlands Engine
Report prepared for the Midlands Engine Independent Economic Review by Green A. and Rossiter W, 2019

The Evaluation Lab

 

 

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