Urban economies essential for driving growth in the Midlands Engine are underperforming, and low productivity is to blame.
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City TalksCity Talks: Tackling regional economic inequality in the UK
A discussion on regional economic inequality in the UK and the challenges of policy intervention.
If the UK as a whole is to become more innovative, businesses in the Capital will need more reasons to invest in R&D and other intangible assets.
Three years on from lockdown, online spend has returned to its pre-pandemic trajectory. But sectors like groceries and food and drinks sectors have drastically increased online share since the pandemic.
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.
Nearly three years since the UK entered lockdown, how have our city centres changed across the country?
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
The UK's productivity puzzleDoes London’s stuttering show that a focus on levelling up is wrong?
While London’s stuttering presents an additional productivity challenge, it should be possible for policy makers to deal with two separate productivity problems simultaneously.
The UK's productivity puzzleLondon’s (in)tangible loss
Weak investment in intangibles may be one of the explanations behind London’s weak productivity growth.
Join Centre for Cities and EC BID for the launch of a new report exploring London's productivity.