Greater…. – a role model for Birmingham ?

Posted Posted in Economics, Economy, Local economies, Manufacturing, Politics, Regional economies, Textiles

Cities offering themselves as sites for foreign manufacturing companies to make and sell into  their national market can be found all over the world today. A hundred years ago only one city was systematically doing this in Europe. But far from being a road to prosperity, that city was not one of the few that can claim to have avoided […]