April 26, 2019

My piece from the excellent special edition on #Corkontherise in the Irish Examiner. Building sprawling , congested mini-Dublin's is the wrong direction our provincial cities should be taking. A lack of autonomy is constraining their potential to be more liveable, inno...

April 19, 2019

Looking forward to presenting at the Credit union Summer School this June on 'Local embeddeness and Innovation: Relevance for Credit Union Development'

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April 19, 2019

The recent Future Forms project by the Glucksman at UCC, in collaboration with Cork Chamber, asked over 1,000 young people from across the wider community to imagine what Cork would look like in 200 years time and to think of ways we can shape our urban environment. Th...

April 9, 2019

New Spatial and Regional Economics research Working paper by @frankgcrowley  and @decjordan on 'The trade-off between absorptive capacity and appropriability of the returns to #innovation effort ' can be read here . Abstract Below: 

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