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).
On our podcast, the team discuss the different parties' approach to cities policy.
Our report highlights the need for the private sector to play a leading role in addressing the youth unemployment challenge in UK cities.
In the run up to the 2015 general election, we'll be exploring the fundamental issues for cities that all the parties need to address in their campaigns, and how they play out across the country.
Registration is now open for the second event in our City Horizons series – hear Prof Ed Glaeser discussing "comeback cities" with Newsnight's Duncan Weldon.
This report tracks how cities have changed over the years, and what factors have affected their growth and decline over a century of change
Immigration is not of equal significance across the UK, but the prevailing rhetoric on the issue has yet to recognise this.
Our briefing for the Key Cities group lays out the funding opportunities available from the European Commission, and how to apply.
Andrew talks directly elected mayors with Gisela Stuart, until recently MP for Birmingham Edgbaston, the Mayor of Newham Sir Robin Wales, and Wakefield Leader Cllr Peter Box.
Any attempt to deter overseas investment would most likely harm the capital's chances of building the necessary number of homes it needs.