Greg Clark and The Rt Hon Greg Clark MP Publish Joint Paper

The ‘two Greg Clarks’, the Right Honorable Greg Clark MP, Minister for Cities, and Greg Clark, global cities advisor, have teamed up to co-author a paper which addresses the challenges for national governments that result from globalising cities. Nations and the Wealth of Cities: A New Phase in Public Policy argues that we are beginning to see the emergence of a new phase of urban policy – a ‘systems of cities’ approach. It uses the example of the UK as a locus for a new suite of city oriented national policies and initiatives that seek to marry local leadership with national frameworks in a global system. The paper was published with the support of the Centre for London and the Global Cities Initiative (a joint project of Brookings and JP Morgan Chase).

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