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A construction site in Leeds city centre

Tuesday, October 4, 2022

A project whose research was explicitly referenced in the government’s Levelling Up White Paper earlier this year has been shortlisted for a major national award.

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Phil McCann

Monday, March 14, 2022

One of the most highly cited regional economists globally, Professor Philip McCann, has been appointed Chair of Urban and Regional Economics at Alliance Manchester Business School.

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Productivity, School
The construction of the upgrade of Knutsford junction on the M6 motorway

Monday, November 29, 2021

Business leaders in the North West are championing plans from productivity experts to accelerate the levelling up agenda in the region.

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A large windfarm with a huge cloud forming above them

Thursday, November 11, 2021

To coincide with the ongoing COP-26 conference, we are showcasing the video sessions involving all AMBS academics at the Manchester Festival of Climate Action, organised by The University of Manchester. In this third film Bart van Ark, Professor of Productivity Studies, and Dr Elvira Uyarra, Professor of Innovation Studies, discussed whether greening the economy can drive productivity.

The regional productivity forum logo

Friday, April 30, 2021

The Productivity Institute's Regional Forums will work to better understand and address the region's issues of productivity and improve the UK’s overall performance.

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