Oxfordshire as an Economic Hub

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  • Oxfordshire (Economic Hub)
    • About
      • One of UK's most important locations for scientific and technological industries.
      • 1500 high-tech companies in Oxford region.
        • Employ 43,000 and contribute hugely to national economy.
    • Changes to the Hub
      • Increase in technological investment has led to construction of new buildings, roads and services.
      • Harwell campus is planning several new developments.
        • New developments could result in 1400 new homes.
    • Regional and National Impact
      • House prices extremely high in Oxfordshire because of fast development (40% tech growth since 2000s)
      • Companies with global connections have provided economic growth.
      • Employment in education in Oxfordshire has risen by 50% between 1998 and 2008.


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