FOE 2019 Square Left Behind

Why Are So Many Places Becoming ‘Left Behind’?

With Ben Goodair, Bridget Rosewell, Helen Simpson and Tom Forth (chair)

Economics/
Fri 22 November 2019

Why Are So Many Places Becoming ‘Left Behind’?

With Ben Goodair, Bridget Rosewell, Helen Simpson and Tom Forth (chair)

FOE 2019 Square Left Behind
Fri 22 November 2019,

Well-paid, skilled jobs are increasingly concentrated in big cities. What is driving this economic polarisation, is it unstoppable, and what are the implications for towns and rural or seaside places? If you were Minister for the Left Behind, what would your policies be?

With Ben Goodair (University of Cambridge), Bridget Rosewell (economist), Helen Simpson (University of Bristol) and chair, Tom Forth.

Bristol Festival of Economics is presented in association with

Triodos Bank

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