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Title: The rise of the non-state 'place-based' economic development strategy
Authors: Harrison, John
Keywords: Atlantic Gateway
Business-state relations
Economic development
Non-state space
Spatial strategy
Issue Date: 2014
Publisher: SAGE on behalf of London South Bank University © The Author
Citation: HARRISON, J., 2014. The rise of the non-state 'place-based' economic development strategy. Local Economy, 29 (4/5), pp. 453-468.
Abstract: This article explores an alternative model of local and regional economic development, specifically the rise of the non-state ‘place-based’ economic development strategy. Illustrated through a case study of the Peel Group’s Atlantic Gateway Strategy in NorthWest England, the article showcases the near-future potential for a growth in alternative place-based economic development strategies designed, orchestrated and implemented by non-state actors. In an era where both state and society find themselves increasingly reliant on non-state actors – in particular major private investment groups – to deliver the future jobs, growth and regeneration of major urban regions, this article highlights a series of important concerns that the rise of non-state spatial strategies pose for place-based economic development interventions.
Description: This article was published in the journal, Local Economy and the definitive version is available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0269094214533650
Sponsor: This work was supported by the Regional Studies Association [Early Career Grant].
Version: Accepted for publication
DOI: 10.1177/0269094214533650
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/14578
Publisher Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0269094214533650
ISSN: 0269-0942
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