Research

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Publications

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York: Prioritising Prosperity

Kieran Larkin

York must play to its strengths in science and technology and focus efforts on developing the York Northwest site, so it is best placed to recover from recession.

Report 10 Mar 2009
Sunderland: The Challenges of the Future

Centre for Cities

This report was prepared for Sunderland, as part of the Centre for Cities research programme ‘Unlocking City Potential and Sustaining City Growth'.

Report 28 Jan 2009
Cities Outlook 2009

Centre for Cities

Cities Outlook 2009 reveals the cities most exposed to recession - and least well placed to ride out job losses and business closures over the coming months. In 2009 all cities will feel recession bite but they will also be leading the upturn as the economy recovers.

Report 26 Jan 2009
The Future of Regional Development Agencies

Centre for Cities

This Policy Solutions note sets out some options for a radical re-structuring of England's Regional Development Agencies after the next General Election.

Briefing 9 Dec 2008
On the Move: delivering integrated transport in Britain’s cities

Centre for Cities

This report defines integrated transport, explains why it is critical to Britain's city economies, and explores policy changes that would help to create better integrated public transport networks in city-regions like Greater Manchester and Tyneside.

Report 25 Nov 2008
Innovation, science and the city

Centre for Cities

Innovation is a key driver of economic growth, but the emergence of innovation as a specialist policy area has also generated risks around policy prioritisation and problems on organisational fragmentation and policy coordination.

Report 9 Oct 2008
City-regions: Emerging lessons from England

Kieran Larkin

The World Bank's Urban Development Unit has launched a new Issues Note Series - DIRECTIONS in Urban Development - with a paper on City Regions by Kieran Larkin and Adam Marshall.

Report 9 Oct 2008
Congestion Charging: A tool to tackle congestion in UK cities?

Congestion charging remains a political minefield. As the consultation on the Western Extension of London's congestion charging scheme comes to an end - and Greater Manchester heads towards a referendum of its own - it is time to revisit the big economic questions behind congestion charging.

Report 2 Oct 2008