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COVID-19: CURDS research provides Insights for local and regional policy making

The COVID-19 pandemic raises fundamental questions about the sustainability of local economies and the most appropriate response at the sub-national level.

CURDS has researched these issues for more than 40 years, producing guidance for policy makers that is grounded in internationally renowned academic research.  This briefing highlights six key insights from studies undertaken at CURDS over recent years and provides important recommendations for policy making during the pandemic and its aftermath.  

published on: 19 August 2020