The positive effect of the Olympics should not be underestimated.
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Almost a billion people around the world will watch the Olympic opening ceremony in East London tonight. 80,000 will be watching it inside the stadium (some of them having only gained their...
London’s Mayor needs to focus on backing policies which support job creation in the short term, and develop London’s role as a global city in the longer term.
The impact of party and personality in London mayoral elections
Which boroughs and areas are likely to see the greatest change over the next 10 years? What can other cities learn from London?
The Centre for Cities' "Evolving London" report examines how to unleash London's growth potential
This 2011 paper looked at why the Government’s policy on Enterprise Zones needed to be radically different to the failed 80s policy.
The rail network is at the heart of UK connectivity - rail offers an efficient means by which people can access jobs, and business can access new customers and suppliers.
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.
It's local housing markets – not the national picture – that really matter to the economic performance of cities, and by extension, the national economy. Policy makers therefore need to set housing objectives that reflect these local requirements, and the local economic context – not just headline-driven national supply targets.