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.
Our brand new interactive tool allows you to explore data from Cities Outlook by creating maps, charts and comparing any city of your choice.
Little has been decentralised within England, except to London. It's time to be more ambitious and offer fiscal powers to cities.
Urban constituencies carry huge political significance for all three major parties. They are also key to the big election debates on the economy and the public finances.
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.
Our Senior Economist Paul Swinney writes in the Guardian on why London, Milton Keynes, Cambridge, Aberdeen and Coventry have led the way in economic growth in the past decade.
Our interim Chief Executive Andrew Carter writes for Conservative Home about Cities Outlook 2015 and implications for cities policy in the future.
The Centre for Cities team sit down to discuss the findings from Cities Outlook 2015, which focused on the impact of policy on UK city performance...
We're launching the first in a series of reports with UKCES on how cities are tackling skills and employment issues.
Our Senior Economist Paul Swinney writes in CityMetric on the population boom in Milton Keynes, Swindon and Peterborough.
This report offers practical examples of places which have sought ways to resolve the housing shortage in those areas where homes are in the highest demand.