We are an independent non-partisan think tank dedicated to understanding and improving UK city economies. We provide economic data on UK cities, from population and jobs to housing and transport, in order to produce rigorous research and run events that support better city policies and more successful urban economies.
Cities Outlook 2018 explores how automation and globalisation could impact jobs in cities.
Listen to our podcast series exploring key issues related to cities in the UK and beyond
Catch up with the full audio from Sir Richard Leese's excellent talk as part of our City Horizons event series.
In discussion with Andrew Carter, Sir Richard Leese, leader of Manchester City Council, Deputy Mayor of Greater Manchester Combined Authority and...
Our case study library brings together over 150 examples of good practice from cities in the UK and across the world, helping cities to make the most of their resources.
Balancing the need for housing and office space in cities
Why Britain’s ‘long tail’ is not the cause of its productivity problems
Which places have the most fast food outlets – and what does this tell us about the amenities they offer?
The role of commercial space in Local Industrial Strategies
The key issues local leaders should consider while developing Local Industrial Strategies.
In our latest podcast, Professor Andres Rodriguez-Pose claims spatial inequality is the root cause of rising populism