Pick of the day: Breaking free of London-focused growth | new economics foundation

“Most EU countries have a gap between their richest and their poorest regions. But the distance between the UK’s richest and poorest regions is, on this measure, hugely and shockingly larger than any other. At one end – the richest area in Europe – is West London (or at least its leafier parts towards the city’s centre). At the other end of the scale is West Wales – earning just 20% of West London’s figure.”

via Breaking free of London-focused growth | new economics foundation.

About Ares

Ares Kalandides holds a PhD in Urban and Regional Studies from the National Technical University of Athens. He is the founder and CEO of Inpolis, an international consultancy based in Berlin, Germany and has implement several projects around the world. Ares teaches Urban Economics at the Technical University in Berlin and Metropolitan Studies at NYU Berlin.
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