Gordon, Ian

Professor Emeritus Ian Gordon  

Department

Position held

Emeritus Professor in Human Geography

 

Emeritus Professor in Human Geography

 

Experience keywords:

applied urban economics; migration; regional development; urban policy

Media experience:

Radio; TV

Contact Points

LSE phone number:

+44 (0)20 7107 5384

Publications

2017

Gordon, Ian and Harloe, Michael and Harding, Alan (2017) The uncertain development of metropolitan governance: comparing England’s first and second city-regions In: Keil, Roger and Hamel, Pierre and Boudreau, Julie-Anne and Kipfer, Stefan, (eds.) Governing Cities through Regions: Canadian and European Perspectives. Wilfrid Laurier University Press, Waterloo, Canada, 355-376. ISBN 9781771122771

2016

Gordon, Ian and Whitehead, Christine (2016) Why else is density important? London plan density research project 5 2016 Density review, LSE London, London, UK.

Gordon, Ian (2016) Less certainty and more choice: still waiting for a credible metropolitan strategy Town and Country Planning. 317-319. ISSN 0040-9960

Gordon, Ian and Mace, Alan and Whitehead, Christine (2016) Defining, measuring and implementing density standards in London: London plan density research project 1 2016 Density review, LSE London, London, UK.

Gordon, Ian (2016) Functional integration, political conflict and muddled metropolitanism in the London region: 1850–2016 In: Cole, Alistair and Payre, Renaud, (eds.) Cities as Political Objects. Cities series. Edward Elgar Publishing, Cheltenham, UK, 31-55. ISBN 9781784719890

Gordon, Ian (2016) Quantitative easing of an international financial centre:how central London came so well out of the post-2007 crisis Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society, 9 (2). 335-353. ISSN 1752-1378

Mace, Alan and Blanc, Fanny and Gordon, Ian and Scanlon, Kath (2016) A 21st century metropolitan green belt HEIF, 5. The London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

2015

Gordon, Ian R. (2015) Ambition, human capital acquisition and the metropolitan escalator Regional Studies, 49 (6). 1042-1055. ISSN 0034-3404

Gordon, Ian and Champion, Tony and Coombes, Mike (2015) Urban escalators and interregional elevators: the difference that location, mobility, and sectoral specialisation make to occupational progression Environment and Planning A, 47 (3). 588-606. ISSN 0308-518X

Gordon, Ian (2015) Quantitative easing of an international financial centre:how central London came so well out of the post-2007crisis SERC discussion papers, 193. Spatial Economics Research Centre, London, UK.

2014

Gordon, Ian (2014) Migration and the case for a higher National Minimum Wage in London In: Kochan, Ben, (ed.) Migration and London's Growth. LSE London, London, 107-116. ISBN 9781909890114

Gordon, Ian (2014) Fitting a quart in a pint pot?: Development, displacement and/or densification in the London region In: Kochan, Ben, (ed.) Migration and London's Growth. LSE London, London, 41-55. ISBN 9781909890114

Gordon, Ian and Kochan, Ben and Travers, Tony and Whitehead, Christine M. E. (2014) Conclusions In: Kochan, Ben, (ed.) Migration and London's Growth. LSE London, London, 213-216. ISBN 9781909890114

Gordon, Ian and Kaplanis, Ioannis (2014) Accounting for big-city growth in low-paid occupations: immigration and/or service-class consumption Economic Geography, 90 (1). 67-90. ISSN 0013-0095

Champion, Tony and Coombes, Mike and Gordon, Ian (2014) How far do England's second-order cities emulate London as human-capital ‘escalators’? Population, Space and Place, 20 (5). 421-433. ISSN 1544-8444

2013

Gordon, Ian (2013) Theories of migration: a review - commentary to accompany republished version in scottish journal of political economy jubilee issue Scottish Journal of Political Economy, 60 (5). 557-559. ISSN 1467-9485

Champion, Tony and Gordon, Ian (2013) Urban escalators and inter-regional elevators: the difference that location, mobility and sectoral specialisation make to occupational progression SERC Discussion Papers, SERCDP0139. The London School of Economics and Political Science ,SERC Discussion Paper, London, UK.

Champion, Tony and Coombes, Mike and Gordon, Ian R. (2013) How far do England’s second-order cities emulate London as human-capital ‘escalators’? SERC Discussion Papers, SERCDP0132. Spatial Economics Research Centre (SERC), London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

2012

Gordon, Ian (2012) London: beyond the city state In: Ward, Michael and Hardy, Sally, (eds.) Changing Gear: Is Localism the New Regionalism?. The Smith Institute, London, UK, 46-55.

Gordon, Ian (2012) Ambition, human capital acquisition and the metropolitan escalator SERC Policy Papers, 107. Spatial Economics Research Centre, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Gordon, Ian and Kaplanis, Ioannis (2012) Accounting for big city growth in low paid occupations: immigration and/or service class consumption SERC Policy Papers, 106. Spatial Economics Research Centre, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

2011

Whitehead, Christine M E and Edge, Anne and Gordon, Ian and Scanlon, Kathleen and Travers, Tony (2011) The impact of migration on access to housing and the housing market: a project for the Migration Advisory Committee Migration Advisory Committee reports - analysis of the impacts of migration, UK Border Agency, London, UK.

Gordon, Ian (2011) London capital of boom and bust? Observatoire de la Société Britannique: la Revue (11). 69-88.

Fainstein, Susan and Gordon, Ian and Harlow, Michael (2011) Ups and downs in the global city: London and New York In the 21st century In: Bridge, Gary and Watson, Sophie, (eds.) New Blackwell Companion to the City. Wiley-Blackwell, Chichester, 38-47. ISBN 9781405189811

Ball, Michael and Barker, Kate and Cheshire, Paul and Evans, Alan and Fernández Arrigoitia, Melissa and Gordon, Ian and Holman, Nancy and Leunig, Tim and Mace, Alan and Meen, Geoff and Monk, Sarah and Overman, Henry G. and Power, Anne and Scanlon, Kathleen and Rode, Philipp and Tonkiss, Fran and Travers, Tony and Whitehead, Christine M E (2011) The government’s planned National Planning Policy Framework is a step in the right direction, but policy makers must ensure they get the incentives right, and that decisions are made locally British Politics and Policy at LSE (17 Oct 2011) Blog entry

2010

Gordon, Ian (2010) Scenarios and planning for alternative London futures - or making a drama out of a strategy In: Kochan, Ben and Scanlon, Kathleen, (eds.) London: Coping With Austerity. LSE London, London, 49-56. ISBN 9780853284598

Gordon, Ian (2010) Territorial competition In: Pike, Andy and Rodríguez-Pose, Andrés and Tomaney, John, (eds.) Handbook of Local and Regional Development. Routledge, Abingdon, 30-43. ISBN 9780415548311

Gordon, Ian (2010) Entropy, variety, economics, and spatial interaction Geographical Analysis, 42 (4). 446-471. ISSN 1538-4632

Gordon, Ian and Travers, Tony (2010) London: planning the ungovernable city City, Culture and Society, 1 (2). 49-55. ISSN 1877-9166

2009

Gordon, Ian and Travers, Tony and Whitehead, Christine M E and Scanlon, Kathleen (2009) London's place in the UK economy 2009-10 Corporation of London, London, UK.

Gordon, Ian and Scanlon, Kathleen and Travers, Tony and Whitehead, Christine M E (2009) Economic impact on the London and UK economy of an earned regularisation of irregular migrants to the UK GLA Economics, Greater London Authority, London, UK. ISBN 9781847812582

Gordon, Ian and Travers, Tony and Whitehead, Christine M. E. (2009) Local authorities and the downturn: a review of issues, experience and options SERC Policy Papers, SERCPP003. Spatial Economics Research Centre, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Gordon, Ian and Haslam, Colin and McCann, Philip and Scott-Quinn, Brian (2009) Off-shoring of work and London’s sustainability as an international financial centre In: Karlsson, Charlie and Andersson, Ake E. and Cheshire, Paul and Stough, R., (eds.) New Directions in Regional Economic Development. Advances in spatial science. Springer, Dordrecht, Germany, 373-384. ISBN 9783642010163

2008

Gordon, Ian and Travers, Tony and Whitehead, Christine M E (2008) London's place in the UK economy 2008-09 Corporation of London, London, UK.

Chien, Shiuh-Shen and Gordon, Ian (2008) Territorial competition in China and the West Regional Studies, 42 (1). 31-49. ISSN 0034-3404

Cheshire, Paul and Gibbons, Stephen and Gordon, Ian (2008) Policies for 'mixed communities': a critical evaluation SERC Policy paper, SERCPP002. Spatial Economics Research Centre, London, UK.

2007

Gordon, Ian and Monastiriotis, Vassilis (2007) Education, location, education: a spatial analysis of English secondary school public examination results Urban Studies, 44 (7). 1203-1228. ISSN 0042-0980

Gordon, Ian and Travers, Tony and Whitehead, Christine M E (2007) The impact of recent immigration on the London economy Corporation of London, London, UK.

2006

Gordon, Ian and Monastiriotis, Vassilis (2006) Urban size, spatial segregation and inequality in educational outcomes Urban Studies, 43 (1). 213-236. ISSN 0042-0980

Monastiriotis, Vassilis and Gordon, Ian (2006) Education, location, education: a spatial analysis of English secondary school public examination results LSE research papers in environmental and spatial analysis, 116. Department of Geography and Environment, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK. ISBN 07530 2009 2

Gordon, Ian (2006) Finding institutional leadership for regional networks: the case of London and the Greater South East In: Salet, Willem, (ed.) European Perspectives and Randstad Holland: Synergy in Urban Networks. SDU Publishers, Den Haag, Netherlands, 136-160. ISBN 9789012112789

Gordon, Ian (2006) How should we write about London?: the Working Capital view City, 10 (2). 185-196. ISSN 1360-4813

2005

Gordon, Ian and Haslam, Colin and McCann, Philip and Scott-Quinn, Brian (2005) Off-shoring and the city of London Corporation of London, London, UK.

Gordon, Ian and Buck, Nick H (2005) Cities in the new conventional wisdom In: Buck, Nick H and Gordon, Ian and Harding, Alan and Turok, Ivan, (eds.) Changing Cities : Rethinking Urban Competitiveness, Cohesion, and Governance. Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, 1-21. ISBN 9781403906809

Buck, Nick and Gordon, Ian and Harding, Alan and Turok, Ivan (2005) Conclusion: moving beyond the conventional wisdom In: Gordon, Ian and Buck, Nick and Turok, Ivan and Harding, Alan, (eds.) Changing Cities: Rethinking Urban Competitiveness, Cohesion and Governance. Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, UK, 265-282. ISBN 1403906807

Gordon, Ian and Turok, Ivan (2005) How Urban Labour Markets Matter In: Buck, Nick and Gordon, Ian and Harding, Alan and Turok, Ivan, (eds.) Changing Cities : Rethinking Urban Competitiveness, Cohesion, and Governance. Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, UK, 242-264. ISBN 9781403906793

Gordon, Ian (2005) Integrating cities In: Buck, Nick H and Gordon, Ian and Harding, Alan and Turok, Ivan, (eds.) Changing Cities : Rethinking Urban Competitiveness, Cohesion, and Governance. Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, UK, 78-93. ISBN 9781403906793

Gordon, Ian and McCann, Philip (2005) Innovation, agglomeration and regional development Journal of Economic Geography, 5 (5). 523-543. ISSN 1468-2702

2004

Gordon, Ian (2004) A disjointed dynamo: the greater South East and inter-regional relationships New Economy, 11 (1). 40-44. ISSN 1070-3535

Buck, Nick H and Gordon, Ian (2004) Does spatial concentration of disadvantage contribute to social exclusion? In: Boddy, Martin and Parkinson, Michael, (eds.) City Matters. Policy Press, Bristol, 71-92. ISBN 9781861344441

Gordon, Ian (2004) The resurgent city: what, where, how and for whom? Planning Theory and Practice, 5 (3). 371-379. ISSN 1464-9357

Gordon, Ian and Buck, Nick H and Hall, Peter and Harloe, Michael and Kleinman, Mark (2004) London: competitiveness, cohesion and the policy environment In: Boddy, Martin and Parkinson, Michael, (eds.) City Matters. Policy Press, Bristol, 71-92. ISBN 9781861344441

Gordon, Ian and Travers, Tony and Whitehead, Christine M E (2004) London's place in the UK economy 2004 Corporation of London, London, UK.

2003

Gordon, Ian (2003) Three into one: joining up the greater South East Town and Country Planning, 72 (11). 342-343. ISSN 0040-9960

Gordon, Ian and Travers, Tony and Whitehead, Christine M E (2003) London's place in the UK economy 2003 Corporation of London, London, UK.

Monastiriotis, Vassilis and Gordon, Ian (2003) Urban size, spatial segregation and educational outcomes LSE research papers in environmental and spatial analysis, 87. Department of Geography and Environment, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK. ISBN 0 7530 1662 1

2002

Gordon, Ian (2002) Global cities, internationalisation and urban systems In: McCann, Philip, (ed.) Industrial Location Economics. Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, UK, 187-206. ISBN 9781843768470

Buck, Nick and Gordon, Ian and Hall, Peter and Harloe, Michael and Kleinman, Mark (2002) Working capital: life and labour in contemporary London Routledge, London, UK. ISBN 0415279321

Gordon, Ian (2002) Industrial and regional policy: a London perspective In: Adams, Jon and Robinson, Peter, (eds.) Devolution in Practice. Institute for public policy research, London, 86-92. ISBN 9781860301995

Gordon, Ian (2002) Unemployment and spatial labour markets: strong adjustment and persistent concentration In: Martin, Ron and Morrison, Philip S., (eds.) Geographies of Labour Market Inequality. Regional development and public policy. Routledge, London, UK, 55-82. ISBN 0415300134

McCann, Philip and Arita, Tomokazu and Gordon, Ian R. (2002) Industrial clusters, transactions costs and the institutional determinants of MNE location behaviour International Business Review, 11 (6). 647-663. ISSN 0969-5931

Gordon, Ian (2002) Regional Policy Evaluation and Labour Market Adjustment In: Johansson, Borje and Karlsson, Charles and Stough, Roger R, (eds.) Regional Policies and Comparative Advantage. Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd, Northampton, MA, 153-172. ISBN 9781840648348

Gordon, Ian and Travers, Tony and Whitehead, Christine M E and Monastiriotis, Vassilis (2002) London's place in the UK economy 2002 Corporation of London, London, UK.

2001

Gordon, Ian (2001) Unpacking 'competitiveness' as a governance issue for London In: Syrett, Stephen and Baldock, Robert, (eds.) Governing London: Competitiveness and Regeneration for a Global City. Middlesex University Press, London, UK. ISBN 9781898253457

Gordon, Ian and Cheshire, Paul (2001) Locational advantage and lessons for territorial competition in Europe In: Johansson, Börje and Karlsson, Charlie and Stough, Roger, (eds.) Theories of Endogenous Regional Growth. Advances in spatial science. Springer, Berlin, Germany. ISBN 9783540679882

2000

Whitehead, Christine M E and Travers, Tony and Holmans, Alan and Gordon, Ian (2000) Housing in London: future perspectives LSE London discussion paper, 4. London School of Economics, London, UK.

1998

Gordon, Ian and Low, Murray (1998) Community, locality and urban research European Planning Studies, 6 (1). 5-16. ISSN 0965-4313

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