City Region Economic and Development Institute (City REDI)

Based at the University of Birmingham, City REDI is a research institute focused on developing an academic understanding of major city regions across the globe to develop practical policy which better informs and influences regional and national economic growth policies.

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Posted 10 August 2018

City-REDI welcomes new Advisory Board

The City-Region Economic Development Institute (City-REDI) at the University of Birmingham has recently welcomed its new Advisory Board, which will contribute to the Institute's vision of economic growth that benefits all of society.

Posted 20 June 2018

City REDI are now recruiting for a new Policy & Data Analyst

The post holder will develop and lead new policy-relevant research projects, utilising the latest research findings and data to develop innovative approaches to city regional development. Applications close on 5 July 2018.

Posted 15 June 2018

Heathrow's third runway – is it worth it?

Dr Amir Qamar (Research Associate within City-REDI) writes: "Heathrow is operating at 99% capacity. Something has to be done but expansion comes with high costs and risks, as well as hindering the competitive position of other UK airports and regions."


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