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Computational Modelling – A Blackett review

March 18, 2018
I am a co-author of this review, published recently, and the product of some intensive...

International Women’s Day

March 11, 2018
This week I have attended two events celebrating International Women’s Day and on both occasions...

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‘Good Enough’ evidence?

May 25, 2016
We all want evidence based policy and decisions.  However, deciding what constitutes evidence and what...

High Speed North – building blocks for the Northern Powerhouse

April 18, 2016
The National Infrastructure Commission launched its third report on 15th March looking t the connectivity...

‘Reinventing’ London: Planning for the Future

December 17, 2013
London is changing.  But then, it always is.  The theme of my new book, ‘Reinventing...

The Festival of Economics: Cities

December 11, 2013
My new book 'Reinventing London' was launched at the recent 'Festival of Economics' in Bristol....

Statistical rigour and HS2

November 12, 2013
At the Treasury Select Committee, in relation to HS2, Professor Graham said that it was...

The Political Economy of Risk Taking – and how HS2 is Misunderstood

August 27, 2013
High Speed Rail has no shortage of enemies.  It is challenged for having rising costs,...

Making, Trading and Exporting

April 15, 2013
‘Making, trading, and exporting’ is one of the mantras developed as part of the North...

Airports, Commercial Value and how to Split Hairs

February 6, 2013
In the not too distant past, major UK airports were public assets. In many parts...