Posts by Mick Moran & Karel Williams

Professor Mick Moran, Professor Emeritus of Government, Manchester Business School, & Professor Karel Williams, Professor of Accounting and Political Economy, Manchester Business School

‘Devo Manc’: ‘Northern Powerhouse’ or ‘Northern Poorhouse’?

Centralisation has certainly failed, but the promise of devolution to Greater Manchester is being massively hyped Manchester is a great world city which has long divided observers.  In the mid-nineteenth century, what was for de Tocqueville a ‘foul drain’ and for Taine ‘Babel built of brick’ was for the Edinburgh Review, by contrast, ‘foremost in the march of improvement, a … Continue reading

7 April 2015 by Mick Moran & Karel Williams
Categories: Development, Economics, Politics and policy, Social science, SPERI Comment Tags: , , ,