NU-KESS Extended :Local responses to economic shocks

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Local responses to economic shocks and strategies for economic recovery and resilience

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This webinar brings together research on understanding local economic shocks and institutional and policy responses and shares ideas for strategies for economic recovery and resilience in a post-Brexit and post-pandemic world.

Speakers include: Andrea Henderson, Head of Engagement at Newcastle University; Professor Andy Pike, Centre for Urban and Regional Development Studies (CURDS), Newcastle University; Associate Professor Sally Weller, University of South Australia; Dr Marianne Sensier, Alliance Manchester Business School; and Richard Baker, Strategy and Policy Director at the North East Local Enterprise Partnership.


09:00 Andrea Henderson: Introduction

09:05 Professor Andy Pike, Newcastle University: Local Responses to Economic Shocks.

09:25 Associate Professor Sally Weller, University of South Australia: Managing high carbon industry closure and just transition.

09:45 Dr Marianne Sensier, University of Manchester: Levelling up regional resilience: policy responses to the COVID-19 crisis.

10:05 Richard Baker, North East Local Enterprise Partnership: North East responses and economic recovery strategy.

10:25 Q&A and discussion Chaired by Andrea Henderson.

The webinar is organised as part of the Newcastle University-Knowledge Exchange Seminar Series (NU-KESS) which works with local policy makers to share relevant research findings. You can find out more about the NU-KESS initiative here .

This seminar will be held via zoom. Joining information will be circulated at 16:00 on Wednesday 19th May.

Please note this meeting will begin 17:30 ACST.

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