Research

Our latest reports and briefings are all listed below. Our work covers everything from productivity,transport, housing to high streets and business rates. Use the search options below to find what you're looking for.

Publications

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City Leadership: Giving city-regions the power to grow

Centre for Cities

City Leadership concludes that Britains current level of centralisation is holding cities back, with consequences for the national economy as a whole ... and identifies greater financial autonomy as a top priority, especially for our biggest city-regions.

Report 21 Feb 2006
City People: City Centre Living in the UK

Centre for Cities

City People examines the size and nature of the city centre living phenomenon, focusing on the historic cores of Dundee, Liverpool and Manchester. It asks why it has happened, who is living in the heart of the city and how long they plan to stay. It then assesses the economic and social benefits of city centre living.

Report 11 Jan 2006
The Wrong Stuff

Centre for Cities

This paper concludes that the creative class model is a poor predictor of UK city performance. There is other, stronger evidence that diversity and creativity are linked to economic growth in cities, not least through rebranding and boosting tourism. Decisionmakers should focus on the basics: creativity is the icing, not the cake.

Report 31 Aug 2005