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).
Recommendations for boosting growth based on the innovation districts concept formulated by Bruce Katz.
Our report highlights the need for the private sector to play a leading role in addressing the youth unemployment challenge in UK cities.
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.
This report tracks how cities have changed over the years, and what factors have affected their growth and decline over a century of change
Andrew Carter talks deficit, austerity and fiscal devolution with Simon Parker from the NLGN and Tony Travers from the LSE.
The government has presented an ambitious economic and constitutional agenda for the next five years. Achieving it will depend on keeping together their small working majority.
Our briefing for the Key Cities group lays out the funding opportunities available from the European Commission, and how to apply.
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.