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
In his talk, Sir Richard Leese will reflect on his 20 years as leader of Manchester City Council
Are Britain's big city regions moving towards, or away from, having more integrated transport systems? To address this question, our host,...
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.
Analysis of the migration patterns of graduates moving to and from Norwich.
The key issues local leaders should consider while developing Local Industrial Strategies.
Our recommendations for the Government’s National Planning Policy Framework
Balancing the need for housing and office space in cities
This briefing highlights what the new Sheffield city region metro mayor should prioritise
Reflections on what last week’s results mean for urban and national politics