This 2011 paper looked at why the Government’s policy on Enterprise Zones needed to be radically different to the failed 80s policy.
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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.
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.
A new report reveals that the Government's target of three million homes by 2020 is under threat - unless councils and private sector investors take a front seat in building and managing these new homes.
This week NESTA released Innovation and the city: How innovation has developed in five city-regions. This was written for NESTA by the 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?
Why has the Olympics budget gone up, who should pay, and what we will get for our money?
A year after winning the bid, London is gearing up to deliver the London 2012 Olympic Games. The Games plan promises to regenerate the East London site and its surroundings. This paper assesses the likely economic impact of the Games on East London, Greater London and the UK.