Report prepared for the Auditor General for Scotland and the Accounts Commission on the role of community planning partnerships in economic development.
Paper that explores territorial innovation models (TIMs) and territorial knowledge dynamics (TKDs) as ideal-typical ways of thinking about economic development, innovation and learning.
Using the UK as a case study, it explores their implications for the future direction of national (and European) education and skills policies in the context of the so-called knowledge-based economy (KBE).
Programme for government that set out the steps that will be taken in the year ahead to deliver its commitment to make Scotland better.
This is the final report of a major programme of work undertaken by ippr north, the Joseph Rowntree Foundation and The Northern Way. The programme set out to understand why some deprived areas within city regions in the North of England have prospered whilst others have remained deprived even when the surrounding economy was performing strongly; to explore how deprived areas can be better linked to areas of economic opportunity; to consider the roles of local, sub-national and national bodies; and to inform a new generation of policies targeted at deprived neighbourhoods.
Research on public attitudes to inequality has tended to focus more on revealing attitudes than exploring what motivates them. This study aims to fill some of the gaps in existing research to provide useful insights for practitioners and policy-makers.
This report aims to assist the Housing Corporation and its successor bodies in the development of policy and strategy, with an emphasis on: how future housing investment can maximise its contribution to economic development; and how housing and physical regeneration interventions can be integrated with, and complementary to, economic development strategies.
Document arguing for an end to the significant differences in health and health care between and within countries through actions such as improving daily living conditions, tackling the inequitable distribution of power, money and resources, measuring the problem and assessing the impact of action.
UK Government white paper containing a range of proposed policies and initiatives to tackle and remove specific barriers to people being able to fulfill their potential.
This collection of three Viewpoints responds to work by the Fabian Society and Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) that looks at attitudes towards economic inequality and how to tackle it, and the political debate around it.
Response of the Scottish Homelessness and Employability Network to the Scottish Government discussion paper of June 2008 on their policies to reduce poverty in Scotland.