Brighton & Hove has performed well over the past decade, adding nearly 23,000 jobs to its economy between 1998 and 2005 - twice the UK average for employment growth. But the city will need to be proactive if it is to return to strong economic growth after the recession.
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FutureStory Southampton is the second in a series of forward-looking books promoting a wider understanding of how globalisation is changing everyday lives and jobs in six cities and regions.
Property development and regeneration over the next ten years is expected to be very different, and cities will need to step up and play a bigger role in regeneration - says this new APUDG report.
How can Hull city promote economic development across the real economy of its city-region? What should be Hull City Council's priorities to encourage the growth of higher-value business sectors and employment? How can workforce skills and aspirations be increased in Hull?
This Policy Solutions note sets out a blueprint for a new Urban Transport Investment Fund - a way to simultaneously deliver high-quality public transport infrastructure and returns for central government, local authorities and private sector investors.
What can Belfast do to tackle concentrations of worklessness within the city? How can Belfast build on a decade of growth to encourage private enterprise in the city economy?
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.
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.
As the UK faces the prospect of a recession, a new report from the Centre for Cities calls on the Government to double its efforts to help UK cities adjust to globalisation.
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.