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 2017 explores how much British cities exports, what they are, and to where.
Listen to our series of podcasts discussing all the biggest issues relating to city economies around the world
In this episode Andrew is joined by Ron Martin, Henry Overman, and John Tomaney to debate whether it is possible to rebalance the economy, and if it is even desirable.
Examining the ten-year impact on cities of both 'hard' and 'soft' Brexit
With the six metro mayors now taking forward their manifestos. These data dashboards have the data on the key areas within their remits.
Cities need to enlarge the skilled labour pool that they offer to businesses.
Listen again to our City Horizons lecture from Michael Storper on urban prosperity and inequality
How cities can learn from their UK and international counterparts
It is in cities, not clusters, where policy can help firms locate in one place, this paper looks at how policy can encourage this.
In May 2017 six new metro mayors were elected in combined authorities across England, but what are they and what do they do?
The economic rationale of devolution has been lost. The Government needs to recover it to make the best possible success of this agenda.