Research

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Publications

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FutureStory: Southampton

Centre for Cities

FutureStory Southampton is the second in a series of forward-looking books promoting a wider understanding of how globalisation is changing everyday lives and jobs in six cities and regions.

Report 3 Jul 2009
Regeneration and the recession: unlocking the money

Centre for Cities

Property development and regeneration over the next ten years is expected to be very different, and cities will need to step up and play a bigger role in regeneration - says this new APUDG report.

Report 30 Jun 2009
Regeneration in a downturn: what needs to change?

Centre for Cities

Catherine Glossop contributed a chapter on Regenerating cities to this Smith Institute publication, argues that we need to target the urban periphery and smaller cities that are suffering the most from the recession and long-term restructuring.

Report 30 Jun 2009
Sticking plaster or stepping-stone? Tackling urban youth unemployment

Faiza Shaheen

Youth unemployment has been a problem in the UK for a long time, but is getting a lot worse in the current recession. Over half a million young people were unemployed in February 2008. Now, around 900,000 young people are jobless. During 2010, youth unemployment is likely to exceed 1 million.

Report 24 Jun 2009
Hull: Growing the Real Economy

Centre for Cities

How can Hull city promote economic development across the real economy of its city-region? What should be Hull City Council's priorities to encourage the growth of higher-value business sectors and employment? How can workforce skills and aspirations be increased in Hull?

Report 22 May 2009
Cambridge: Closing the Gap

Cambridge's success is creating emerging transport and housing bottlenecks which need to be addressed to ensure future sustainable growth and maintain quality of life.

Report 30 Mar 2009
Belfast: Tipping the Balance

Centre for Cities

What can Belfast do to tackle concentrations of worklessness within the city? How can Belfast build on a decade of growth to encourage private enterprise in the city economy?

Report 19 Mar 2009
Inclusive growth in Bristol

Centre for Cities

How can the creation of mixed communities regenerate deprived areas of Bristol, and what role doesthe community itself need to play? How can Bristol's worklessness and skills policy ensure that, when the upturn comes, Bristol's most deprived communities are included?

Report 17 Mar 2009
Accession to Recession: A8 migration in Bristol & Hull

Faiza Shaheen

The global downturn is leading us to a very different labour market dynamic. Previously hard to fill vacancies are becoming less hard to fill, and the increase in JSA claimants could lead to more direct interaction between A8 migrants and the newly unemployed. The economic impacts will, however, play out very differently in each city.

Report 16 Mar 2009