Professor Tony Chapman
This was a wide-ranging study, funded by the European Social Fund for the Learning and Skills Council to explore changing skills needs across Tees Valley.
The results demonstrated that Tees Valley faces significant challenges over the next 10 years and made specific proposals for developments at a sub-regional and industrial sector strategic levels.
A final report was published in 2006. Subsequently, the theoretical implications of the work were published in Urban Studies: http://usj.sagepub.com/content/48/5/1037.refs.