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.
In the latest city-by-city health check, we reflect on the government's intention to create a high wage, low welfare economy and look at which cities are likely to achieve this.
Explore the cities data from the UKCES Employer Skills Survey 2015 using our interactive tool.
Centre for Cities is holding a policy discussion about the top priorities for the new Tees Valley mayor.
Our advice to Sadiq Khan on how to hit the ground running as Mayor of London.
In April 2017 some of England’s biggest cities will vote for their first directly elected metro mayor. To prepare for these elections, Centre for Cities will be convening events and publishing research on what the top priorities for the new mayors should be.
We're delighted to host the author of 'If Mayors Ruled the World' for a talk at the Shard in London.
Alexandra Jones writes in ConHome about what our polling on new mayors means for devolution.
Healthcare, housing and transport are among the key issues for local residents.
Andrew talks to Prof Robin Hambleton of the University of the West of England about his book 'Leading the Inclusive City'.
Listen back to the talk by Tristram Hunt MP on the need for the Labour Party to support radical devolution to cities.
Three reasons why Andy Burnham won't be the last politician to decide being a big city mayor trumps being an MP.