Presentation on theme: "IPPR Regional Knowledge Economies: the Next Five Years Leeds, 26 th January."— Presentation transcript:
IPPR Regional Knowledge Economies: the Next Five Years Leeds, 26 th January
Order of play The geography of the digital manifesto The death and life of distance Uneven development in the knowledge economy Fragmented agendas – e-business, e- government, e-community Can digital help the regional economy?
The geography of the digital manifesto IPPR Digital Manifesto – jobs and work Digital media Public services Communities and participation Ownership and IP
The Public Sector Driver of the Knowledge Economy – Share of Knowledge-Intensive Employment
Fragmented agendas and missed opportunities E-community, e-government and e- business Human and social capital Local buzz and global pipelines Social sustainability
Options for regional digital development Creative industries – are videogames a one-off? Regional media – radio, TV Underserved markets – healthcare, disability, aging, green technology? Global pipelines – region to region
Conclusions Regional disparities are growing and regional governance is rejected Current knowledge economy policies will exacerbate this Need a new approach that brings together – skills, community development, public services, governance and jobs