economic analysis,
policy advice and planning


Our mission

Connected Economics was founded in 2011 to fill a widening gap between the theory and practice of spatial economics.

Our core mission is to improve decision making by bringing the insights of modern economic analysis to the decisions being taken every day about infrastructure investment and development.

We provide professional advisory services, drawing on the tools of economics to help our clients with economic analysis, policy advice, and planning.

Core values

Clarity: We communicate clearly whether presenting complex academic arguments or summary findings.Energy: We care about the challenges faced by our clients and are energetic and flexible in working for solutions.
Honesty: We provide clear and truthful advice and are honest in all our dealings.
Rigour: We employ the most robust and rigorous analysis that is appropriate to our brief and recognise when technical shortcomings are unavoidable.
Respect: We respect individuals, whether clients, competitors, collaborators or others and recognise that different views, experiences and approaches can help our clients towards better solutions.

…we have been very impressed with your work and very much appreciate your flexibility throughout the project

Phil Woods – Convergence Project Officer, Cornwall Council



The challenges

The global population is swelling towards 10 billion and continuing to migrate towards cities and developed regions.

This marks one of the greatest challenges of this century.
More immediately and closer to home, pressure on budgets, a rising expectation from infrastructure and changing business and social practices continue to drive demand

Tools of economics

Faced with these challenges, we need to be more thoughtful about how we invest to nurture the economy now and support it in the future.

Whether investing in national or international infrastructure, planning regional development, or understanding impacts in your community, we draw on the insights and tools of economics to support you to meet your goals.

Connected Economics exceeded our expectations. Their work was thorough and insightful.

Abdul Choudhury, Strategic Economic Development Manager, South Gloucestershire Council


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