More jobs, better jobs: baseline study

Nicky Denison, Les Newby and Victoria Gell

This research records a number of indicators so the progress of the partnership can be measured.

The More jobs, better jobs partnership between JRF, Leeds City Council and Leeds City Region looks at how poverty can be reduced through jobs and economic growth. 

This research records a number of indicators so the progress of the partnership can be measured.

The study:

  • Brings together existing data on trends across key economic, employment and poverty indicators in the Leeds City Region.
  • Makes an impartial assessment of people’s understanding of the economy, employment and poverty, and the plans that are in place to influence these areas.
  • Looks at how Leeds City Region’s economy is likely to develop over the next decade.

Also see parts two and three of the appendices for this report. 

JRF’s Connecting growth and poverty reduction booklet uses the information set out in this publication to explain how better jobs and growth can reduce poverty.

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