Despite its limitations, five years on the Northern Powerhouse still resonates with policymakers – long may it continue
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Andrew Carter argues that the political, cultural and economic divides in Britain are rooted in uneven economic growth, and without reform to ensure more homes are built, the problem will only get worse
New research by the Department for Education shows educational attainment for children from disadvantaged backgrounds is higher in big cities, but a lot of questions still remain unanswered
Housing is connected to how people voted in the referendum. Any politician who wants to address our Brexit divides will need to end the housing shortages in our growing cities
The next prime minister needs to have a government programme that improves the lives of people in cities
City TalksCity Talks: David Blanchflower on where all the good jobs have gone
Current low unemployment figures are taken as proof that the labour market is doing well, however, in this episode of City Talks, Professor Blanchflower points out that many workers are in fact under-employed or have given up trying to find a well-paid job
What's the relationship between urban economies and housing wealth in England and Wales?
New research confirms some of our worries: to be more inclusive, strong city economies need to work on becoming more accessible.
Mayors: the run-up to 2020What Tim Bowles is doing about skills inequalities across the West of England
Despite few formal devolved powers, Tim Bowles has unveiled a package of measures to boost skills provision in the West of England.
It’s frequently assumed that universities are good for city economic growth, but the reality is less clear-cut.