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Andrew Carter talks to Professor Michael Storper about what makes a city successful.
The costs of growth, such as high property prices, congestion and air pollution, need to be managed to help sustain success in our most buoyant city economies
With the six metro mayors now taking forward their manifestos. These data dashboards have the data on the key areas within their remits.
The Gatwick Diamond is a strong performer in the UK economy but its success also brings pressures
This briefing offers a detailed look at the migration patterns of graduates and students to and from Preston
Andy Burnham has been prominent in representing Greater Manchester on the national stage, and has already driven change on a wide range of issues in the city region
Examining the ten-year impact on cities of both 'hard' and 'soft' Brexit
In May 2017 six new metro mayors were elected in combined authorities across England, but what are they and what do they do?
To kick off our new metro mayor blog series, Andrew Carter examines the progress made by the mayors in their first six months