Research and analysis

Future of cities: graduate mobility

Foresight research using open policy-making techniques to explore the issue of graduate mobility and productivity.


Future of cities: graduate mobility and productivity - an experiment in place-based open policy-making

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There is a concern that many of the UK’s graduates move to London at the expense of other regions. This paper explores the evidence on graduate mobility and highlights practical solutions to improve local economies and national productivity.

This project used a place-based open policy-making approach to ensure that local and national experts combined their efforts to develop innovative and practical ideas. It involved regional seminars and workshops with cities and universities across the UK.

Further information is available from the future of cities project page.

Published 24 March 2016