Join Centre for Cities at this year's Labour Party Conference 2023 for this panel discussion on economic inactivity across the country, and what can be done.
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Centre for Cities tracks the latest unemployment claim statistics across the UK's cities and largest towns.
Private Roundtable with Bridget Phillipson, Shadow Secretary of State for Education.
The UK's productivity puzzleDoes London’s strong jobs growth mean we shouldn’t worry about it’s flat lining productivity?
After the financial crisis, London lost the status of being the UK’s engine of productivity growth. Now it may risk losing the status of the UK’s engine of overall growth.
Three years since the Covid pandemic started, the labour market has stabilised, with employment above pre-pandemic levels for most places.
The UK's productivity puzzleA tale of two global cities: Has Paris become more attractive than London over the last decade?
A comparison with Paris highlights the weaknesses that emerged in London since the financial crisis
Cities Outlook 2023Has economic inactivity gone up everywhere in the country since the pandemic hit?
The national story of rising inactivity and labour shortages only plays out in a handful of cities and this has important implications for how policy goes about addressing the issue.
Cities Outlook 2023How is sickness-related economic inactivity playing out across the country?
Cities in the North have higher shares of inactivity due to poor health, as shown in Cities Outlook 2023.
As well as providing a deep dive into the latest economic data on the UK’s cities and largest towns, this year our flagship publication focuses on the scale and geography of economic inactivity across the country.
Cities Outlook 2023Solving the UK’s inactivity crisis
What does the UK's growing inactivity crisis say about the state of the labour market and how should policy tackle this urban problem?