What is the best way to boost the economy and make the whole country more prosperous?
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General Election 2019An urban manifesto
A five point plan to improve cities' prosperity and re-balance the national economy.
General Election 2019What should the new government do to help our high streets and city centres?
Not all high streets are struggling — those that are thriving are doing so because they function well as places of work. For this reason, policies to address the decline of high streets must also address the underlying economic causes if they are to be success.
General Election 2019How can the next government boost productivity and prosperity across the country?
Two big domestic issues that the next government will be pressed to address are the UK economy’s poor productivity performance and the north-south divide. Paul Swinney argues that these challenges are one of the same.
City TalksCity Talks: Evidence-based policymaking in disadvantaged places
Andrew Carter is joined by a panel to discuss how evidence-based policymaking can help disadvantaged places with low levels of economic activity and high proportions of vulnerable people in the wake of cuts to local authority budgets.
Culture is an important part of urban life, but policymakers should avoid using state-backed cultural interventions to turn around the economy.
Join us for the launch of new analysis with the OECD of recent trends in economic inactivity
While unemployment rates are at a record low, many people remain excluded from the labour market. New research tries to count them across UK cities.
Cuts have hit places with the most impoverished populations hardest. How might already stretched councils apply evidence-based policy to fix the wicked problems that some of their residents are facing.
What’s so special about days and nights out in London? Lahari Ramuni explains that the city is a fun place to visit and to live because it’s a great place for work, not the other way round.