Welcome to Cliff Hague’s exclusive blog for Planning magazine.
Cliff has played a leading role in the Commonwealth Association of Planners. He leads the Royal Town Planning Institute‘s team that provides the UK contact point for the European Observatory on Territorial Development and Cohesion. He is one of the authors of Regional and Local Economic Development (Palgrave), which takes a global view on policies and practices, using case studies from five continents. He works as a freelance consultant and researcher and has been involved in several European-funded (INTERREG and INTERACT) projects. He is Chair of the Commonwealth Expert Group on Urbanisation.
Cliff’s World View blog casts an experienced eye over what’s happening in planning, regeneration and local economic development in the wider world. Follow it to hear what’s new in the world of planning from Beijing to LA, Cape Town to Lappland. You can also follow him on http://twitter.com/#!/CliffHague.