Assessing the productivity benefits of improving inter-city connectivity in Northern England

Assessing the productivity benefits of improving inter-city connectivity in Northern England

A report prepared for the National infrastructure commission

This report for the UK’s National Infrastructure Commission explores the following question: Is there a role for improved inter-city transport connections to contribute to the economic performance of the Northern Powerhouse? If so:

  1. What is the potential scale of productivity impacts?
  2. What are the conditions under which these impacts are likely to be comparatively greater?
Assessing the productivity benefits of improving inter-city connectivity in Northern England