I work on economic development, innovation, and public policy.
I’m currently working on a comparative study of high-tech clusters in Europe and Asia, inclusive innovation policy for cities, sub-national economic development in Africa, and populism in ‘advanced’ democracies. I run the ‘Cities’ theme in the International Inequalities Institute.”
Interests. Economic Development, Innovation, Inclusive Growth, Cities, Inequality
Do low-skilled workers gain from high-tech employment growth? High-technology multipliers, employment, and wages,
Neil Lee, Stephen Clarke
The big-city bias in access to finance: evidence from firm perceptions in almost 100 countries,
Journal of Economic Geography.
Neil Lee, Davide Luca
Inclusive growth in cities: A sympathetic critique,
Big data methods, social media, and the psychology of entrepreneurial regions: capturing cross-county personality traits and their impact on entrepreneurship in the USA,
Small Business Economics.
Martin Obschonka, Neil Lee, Andrés Rodríguez-Pose, Johannes C. Eichstaedt & Tobias Ebert
Funding for UK high growth SMEs since the global financial crisis,
Journal of Business Research.
Ross Brown, Neil Lee
Start-up factories, transnational entrepreneurs and entrepreneurial ecosystems: unpacking the lure of start-up accelerator programmes,
European Planning Studies.
Ross Brown, Susanne Mawson, Neil Lee & Lauren Peterson