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City Talks: A mind of its own – uncovering the psychology of cities
This episode of City Talks explores whether differences in the personality traits of citizens can explain variations in economic outcomes between cities – beyond the standard wisdom offered by economic geography.
City Talks: how will Brexit affect cities?
A flurry of assessments of various Brexit deals has been released over the last week or so, each looking at the different impacts that leaving the EU will have on the economy. Only the...
City Talks: is your council about to go bust?
The subject of this episode is the future of local government, or to put it another way — is your council about to go bust? Should you be worried? And what should be done about it?
City Talks: Amy Goldstein on the story of Janesville and its response to economic shock
In this episode of City Talks, Andrew Carter is joined by Amy Goldstein, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist at The Washington Post and author of the widely-acclaimed book Janesville: An...
City Talks: The UK’s productivity problem and how to tackle it
The UK has been grappling with poor productivity for a number of years, with the gap between the country’s performance and that of its neighbouring economies in Western Europe receiving a...
City Talks: Sir Richard Leese on Manchester’s urban revival
In discussion with Andrew Carter, Sir Richard Leese, leader of Manchester City Council, Deputy Mayor of Greater Manchester Combined Authority and a leading light in the core cities agenda, tells...
City Talks: The revenge of the places that don’t matter — and what to do about it
Could the various populist ballot-box successes of recent years be seen as the revenge of 'left-behind' places against the status quo? And are they driven more by territorial factors than...
City Talks: The changing face of integrated transport in Britain’s cities
Are Britain's big city regions moving towards, or away from, having more integrated transport systems?
To address this question, our host, Andrew Carter, was joined by Vernon Everitt, Managing...
City Talks: Measuring city performance in the modern economy
How should the performance of cities in the modern economy be measured? This podcast explores the issues.
City Talks: The impact of automation
Andrew Carter was joined at the launch event of Cities Outlook 2018 by Marvin Rees, Gemma Tetlow and Naomi Climer to discuss the findings in the report.