We are an independent, non-partisan think tank dedicated to understanding and improving city economies. We do this by producing evidence-based research and events exploring key areas that affect UK economies.
In the latest city-by-city health check, we explore how cities have grown over the last 10 years, and look at how policy has sought to support them.
You can find city-by-city stats on our new data tool (beta).
Our report highlights the need for the private sector to play a leading role in addressing the youth unemployment challenge in UK cities.
This report tracks how cities have changed over the years, and what factors have affected their growth and decline over a century of change
Looking for a first step in the world of policy and research? We're looking for an intern to join our research team for four months.
Andrew Carter talks deficit, austerity and fiscal devolution with Simon Parker from the NLGN and Tony Travers from the LSE.
Elli Thomas talks to Enrico Motta from MK:Smart and Ben Unsworth from Socrata about how smart cities are faring in the UK on our podcast.
Seven days on from the Chancellor’s city devolution speech, and change is beginning to taking place across a number of UK cities.
Our briefing for the Key Cities group lays out the funding opportunities available from the European Commission, and how to apply.
Andrew Carter, Acting Chief Executive, Centre for Cities responds to the announcement by Chancellor George Osborne of a Cities Devolution Bill.
Many UK cities are piloting the use of data and technology to deliver more efficient services, but these tests need to roll out into widespread practice.