Development of the London regional economy and labour market

The focus of this continuing research is on trying to understand the relationships between short/long term change in the London economy, and (on the one hand) broader developments in the national economy/politics – seen as still the key context for the London economy – and (on the other hand) outcomes for different groups of London residents, both new and old.

Staff member: Ian Gordon with Tony Travers, Christine Whitehead et al.

Project period: Continuing development of work from Buck et al., (2002) Working Capital

Funding: Partly funded by the City of London Corporation

Related publications:

  • Gordon, I. (2006) ‘How should we write about London; the Working Capital view’, City, Vol. 10, pp. 185-196
  • Gordon, I. (2006) ‘London economy and employment’, pp. 28-45 in Kochan, B. (ed.) London: Bigger and Better?, LSE London
  • Gordon, I., Kochan, B., Travers, A. & Whitehead, C. (2006) ‘Conclusion: does bigger mean better?’, pp. 105-110 in Kochan, B. (ed.) London: Bigger and Better?, LSE London
  • Gordon, I. (2007) Future Growth in the Outer London Economy: a review of employment projections and their implications, LSE London
  • Gordon, I., Scanlon, K., Travers, T. & Whitehead, C. (2009) London’s Place in the UK Economy 2008/9, City of London Corporation
  • Gordon, I., Scanlon, K., Travers. T. & Whitehead, C. (2010) London’s Place in the UK Economy 2009/10, City of London Corporation
  • Fainstein, S., Gordon, I. & Harloe, M. (2011) ‘Ups and downs in the global city: London and New York in the 21st century’, in Bridge, G. & Watson, S. (eds.) Blackwell Companion to the City, 2nd ed.

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