Developing resilient local economies: good practice among local enterprise partnerships

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Angela Broadbridge and Luke Raikes

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Local economic resilience

Developing resilient local economies: good practice among local enterprise partnerships

Our project builds upon emerging thinking about the kind of post-recession economy we are building in Britain, and the kind of economic growth that we are seeking to achieve.

Since 2008, despite the urgent need to encourage growth in terms of jobs and classic measures of productivity, interest in ideas of sustainability and economic ‘resilience’ – that is, the ability of an economy to adapt to both shocks and long-term changes – has been growing (Cox et al 2014a).