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.
In the latest city-by-city health check, we reflect on the government's intention to create a high wage, low welfare economy and look at which cities are likely to achieve this.
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Andrew talks gentrification with Anna Minton, Toby Lloyd and Ed Clarke, and asks Alexandra Jones and Paul Swinney about the Autumn Statement.
Where graduates move and why
In May 2017 some of England’s biggest cities will vote for their first directly elected metro mayor. To prepare for these elections, Centre for Cities will be convening events and publishing research on what the top priorities for the new mayors should be.
In May 2017 a number of metro mayors will be elected in cities and counties across England, but what are they and what will they do?
Alexandra Jones writes in Prospect about our new Great British Brain Drain report, and its lessons for the Government's Industrial Strategy.
London’s graduate wages are on a par with other places, but the capital’s vast job market offers much greater career progression.
How UK cities compare with their European counterparts.
Event with the European Commission on how UK cities measure up to their continental competitors.
Local authorities in the UK are among the least powerful in the continent.