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).
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.
Naomi Clayton writes in the MJ about the need for the private sector to get involved in solving the youth unemployment challenge in 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.
This briefing looks at some of the key funding and policy commitments made by the Chancellor and their implications for UK city economies.
Paul Swinney writes for Infrastructure Intelligence on why plans for the north need to focus on powerhouses of Manchester and Leeds.
None of the parties present a realistic plan to build the homes the most unaffordable cities need.
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.
This report looks at what transport investments should be prioritised in order to maximise growth.
Business as usual will not provide the solutions to the UK’s youth unemployment challenge.