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.
Join Andrew Carter as he explores the major issues and developments that have affected UK cities in recent years, and some of the big challenges they face in the years ahead.
Andrew Carter talks to Bridget Rosewell and Henry Overman about the merits of big infrastructure projects
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
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.
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
A strategic oversight? Why the Industrial Strategy will struggle to address the UK’s productivity problem
Reducing place to one of a number of ‘foundations’ will limit the ability of the Industrial Strategy to tackle the UK’s productivity malaise
Examining the ten-year impact on cities of both 'hard' and 'soft' Brexit
The BBC's move to Salford brought jobs to MediaCityUK, but its impact was limited across Greater Manchester
We’ve invited each of the metro mayors to reflect on the first six months of their mayoralties. Here, the mayor of Liverpool City Region discusses his time in office so far