New research finds that cities with a combination of both scientific and creative industries are often the most innovative.
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How will the economic impacts arising from the COVID-19 crisis be spread across the country? New analysis looks at the jobs predicted to be the most and least affected in the short- to medium-term and which places are expected to bounce back more quickly.
Once the coronavirus crisis has passed, Keir Starmer has the task of reshaping the party. A change in how it views cities and towns is vital.
Uncertainty for self-employed people, home-working and the importance of agglomeration – the impact of Coronavirus on employment will be felt differently across the UK
City TalksCity Talks: How government works — lessons from HS2 with Professor Tony Travers
After years of speculation and debate, the Government has given the go-ahead to HS2 — Britain’s biggest infrastructure project for a generation that promises to drive economic growth,...
When comparing the latest deprivation data to nitrogen dioxide background concentration data, the relationship is clear: the most polluted areas are also disproportionately poorer.
This briefing presents two new indexes to summarise and compare the performance of the UK's largest cities and towns. The findings have implications for policy, particularly the Government’s ‘levelling up’ agenda.
Local data is crucial to understand the reasons behind the UK’s economic divide and what this means for the ‘levelling-up’ agenda.
The underperformance of big cities is at the heart of the North-South divide. If the Government is to ‘level up’ the economy then it needs to tackle this major economic problem.
As Centre for Cities prepares to launch Cities Outlook 2020 on Monday, I wanted to raise a final shout out for last year’s Cities Outlook, which focussed on the impact of austerity. As the...