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  • OCR Changing Spaces topic, Structural economic change Birmingham case study

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Building blocks: how Birmingham is emerging from London’s shadow

  • What factors are driving graduates to look to Birmingham over London for jobs?

  • What attracts large companies such as Goldman Sachs to Birmingham? (Refer to data from the table ‘How Birmingham stacks up against London’)

  • Discuss how Birmingham is still scarred from the deindustrialisation that took place over the previous century.

Alasdair Monteith, Gordonstoun

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