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Latest research

Making room

Tom Sells and Anthony Breach

This report investigates the amount of space people have in different cities and how this has changed since 2011. It sets out what should be done to give people more space and make housing more affordable as the economy grows.

Briefing 12 Nov 2019

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General Election 2019
More state more growth?

Kathrin Enenkel

More state more growth? The economic implications of moving parts of the government to the North.

Blog Post 2 Dec 2019

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City Minutes
City Minutes: Urban Voices 2019

Series: City Minutes

Centre for Cities' Chief Executive Andrew Carter is joined by the think tank's Policy Officer Simon Jeffrey and Arup's Chief Economist Alexander Jan to discuss the 2019 Urban Voices City Leaders' Survey.

Podcast 6 Dec 2019

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