Picture map of Europe with pins indicating European capital cities

Open Access research with a European policy impact...

The Strathprints institutional repository is a digital archive of University of Strathclyde's Open Access research outputs. Strathprints provides access to thousands of Open Access research papers by Strathclyde researchers, including by researchers from the European Policies Research Centre (EPRC).

EPRC is a leading institute in Europe for comparative research on public policy, with a particular focus on regional development policies. Spanning 30 European countries, EPRC research programmes have a strong emphasis on applied research and knowledge exchange, including the provision of policy advice to EU institutions and national and sub-national government authorities throughout Europe.

Explore research outputs by the European Policies Research Centre...

Developing a strategic direction - taking Glasgow into the millennium

Hayton, Keith (1998) Developing a strategic direction - taking Glasgow into the millennium. Quarterly Economic Commentary, 23 (4). pp. 37-40. ISSN 0306-7866

[img]
Preview
Text (FEC_23_4_1998_HaytonK)
FEC_23_4_1998_HaytonK.pdf - Final Published Version

Download (415kB) | Preview

Abstract

Over the last twenty years Glasgow's regeneration has been driven, not by strategy, but by projects. Ironically, given the length of time it has lacked any coherent strategy, it now seems likely to have two: one being produced by the Regeneration Alliance and a Joint Economic Strategy being drawn up by the City and the GDA. Leaving aside the obvious question as to why it has taken so long to draw up a strategy, it is now an opportune time to ask some fundamental questions about the content of such strategies and their purpose.