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What would Maggie do?

Kieran Larkin

This 2011 paper looked at why the Government’s policy on Enterprise Zones needed to be radically different to the failed 80s policy.

Report 28 Feb 2011
On Track: Why rail matters

Centre for Cities

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.

Report 23 Jul 2010
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
Home Economics: How Housing Shapes City Economies

Centre for Cities

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.

Report 9 Jul 2008
City Links: Integration and isolation

Centre for Cities

Further investment in the core cities of the north of England is the key to stimulating wider regional growth, according to a Centre for Cities report by Paula Lucci and Paul Hildreth.

Report 18 Mar 2008
London’s Links: Who Benefits From London’s Success?

Centre for Cities

There is no doubt that London plays an important role in the UK economy, and has been a key driver of economic growth. But how much of London’s recent economic growth spills out to other parts of the UK?

Report 12 Nov 2007