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CentrePiece article
Developing an effective local industrial strategy
Naomi Clayton and Henry G. Overman
November 2018
Paper No' CEPCP540:
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CentrePiece 23 (3) Autumn 2018

Tags: local; industrial strategy

Local governments in the UK have been writing economic development plans for decades, mostly with limited success. So can the latest drive to boost national productivity through local efforts show that this time is different? Henry Overman and Naomi Clayton have looked at a wide range of evidence to draw up a set of principles for local policy-makers seeking to design an effective industrial strategy.